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2009-03-08, 5:17 AM
anyone know what are the better video cards for a 3000J 115 7387A32 with vista
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Re: video card

2009-03-08, 19:18 PM

Remember, a video card [if you were referring to a graphics card] is only as good as what you will be using it for. If you want to play all the latest games, you will probably need to get a high-end graphics card. If you mostly use your computer for surfing the web, typing documents, then you won't need a better graphics card.

 

First state what are your intentions. You will receive better help this way.


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Re: video card

2009-03-08, 19:24 PM
mainly gaming but also for watching videos and movies
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Re: video card

2009-03-08, 19:47 PM

I am not the top authority in graphics card but instead I would like to point you to some good references..

 

This is a Graphics Card Chart. It shows which graphics card is better than which. **Courtesy of TomsHardware.com

 

Keep the following in mind

 

Nvidia 8xxx - the 8 refers to the graphics card series, the higher the number the better [rule of thumb]

nvidia 8x00 - the x refers to the performance of the card. the higher the better [rule of thumb]

 

Thus a 9800 is better than a 9600 or a 9500. Also a 8800 is better than a 8600. Also a 9800 is better than a 8800. It's a simple rule which applies to ATI graphics cards also.

 

Keep these rules in mind while viewing the chart and the prices of the cards and that will help you decide. I would say that an 8800GT is good, however it may not be good enough for you.

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Re: video card

2009-03-08, 20:37 PM

i know how it works but i would like some input from ppl that have upgraded their video cards on this type of computer cuz not all video cards are compatible with this computer (3000 J 115 7387A32 ) so i would like to know wich are the better type of video cards compatible with this system also there is the ati and the nvidea so its basically so there are a lot of videocards and i wanted to get some input on wich would best fit this computer

like i said mainly for gaming watching movies and videos

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Re: video card

2009-03-09, 19:38 PM

fjcc2,

 

As there are a lot of cards on the market, we don't have test data to provide compatibility statements for cards other than those which were provided by Lenovo in the original configuration of the J115 models.

 

However, you may find helpful information about the model cards which were offered, and the description of the PCI slots in your system to help match up with a perspective card.  Here is a link to the relevant page on our support site.

 

Best regards,

 

Mark

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Re: video card

2009-03-10, 4:15 AM
does anyone know if pcie2.0x16 is backward compatible with pciex16
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Re: video card

2009-03-10, 17:42 PM
Yes it is. PCI Express 2.0 is just the newest standard for that architecture.

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