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Old 01-09-06, 05:14 PM   #1
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Hi All
Non gamer with problem.
MSI pcfx5200-vt128 updated drivers & now no post
AMI post error 8 beeps (display memory error).
Guess my card just died.
Need recommendation for a new card wth same or better functionallity.
4x/8x agp w/dual vga, tv tuner, nView and Personal Cinema.

Current system:
MSI box w/KT6 delta-LSR MS 6590 v2.0 ATX
ADM athlon XP K7 Barton 2500, 1.10 Ghz socket-a
Xerox 1Gb PC2700, 2x166 ub
AMI bios, VIA cs, Samsung SP1604N IDE 150Gb, 7200rpm
Fortron FSP400-60PNU ps - 3 fans
4xdvd,52cr cdrw
MS XP Pro, SP2

Any advice?
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Old 01-09-06, 06:36 PM   #2
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6600gt
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i would say 6600gt too, or maybe even a 6200 if your tight on cash
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Old 01-09-06, 09:28 PM   #4
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Good choices but what about the TV tuner?
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i dont know much about tv tuners so cant help you there sorry
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Old 01-10-06, 04:37 AM   #6
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A standalone TV tuner card with hardware encoding would be your best bet. The Personal Cinema doesn't support it. The Hauppauge (sp?) WinTV PVR-250 from the little research I've done seems to be the card of choice among most people.
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