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Network card recommendations?

Q: Network card recommendations?

So I'm in the market for a new wireless card for my desktop. The last one I bought was a piece of crap from the start. You don't generally see network card reviews. Was wondering what some good quality options would be.

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A: Network card recommendations?

The best option would probably be a dual-band one that has 802.11ac support; if you've got an AP that supports the standard, it'd be worthwhile investing in that kind of card. They can be kinda expensive though (usually around $100 from what I've seen).
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A:GFX Card Recommendations?

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HI all. Im upgrsding to DDR3(E6500,GA-G41MT-ES2L) and a new video card. Just wondering if anyone has some experience/ feedback on these cards that im looking at. XFX GT240,
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A:New card recommendations?

Presuming that the card is for gaming then you're best bet from the cards you've listed is the GTS250.
The lower priced (and performing) GT240 and (slightly better) 9800GT would most likely struggle with some games at 1680x1050. If you are gaming at 1280x1024 then not an issue with any of the cards. The GTS 250 would affords a better gaming experience at the higher resolution.
Are these cards your only options? If you aren't AMD-phobic I would seriously consider the HD 5750 (or if your budget can stretch, then the HD 5770). The HD 5750 offers comparable performance to the GTS 250 and offers more going forward as drivers mature for the series. If pricing in Aus is close to NZ pricing then both cards should be similarly priced.
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I am thinking about upgrading my old 64Meg Nvdia card on my Dell desktop; Any recommendation on a value card? I usually just play RTS or RPG games. Thanks.

A:Recommendations for a value card?

What's your budget?
You might want to list the dell's model number so we can find what type of graphics upgrade slot it has to help find a compatible card as well.
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A:Video Card recommendations for about €150/$181.41/£103.55?

I was doing some searching, saw this:
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I'm using a true 5.1 headset (Roccat Kave).
I was thinking of purchasing a Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional. Would this make much of a difference, and or do you recommend better at a similar price?

A:Sound Card recommendations


Is this your motherboard?

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I would like to know your opinions on choosing a new AGP graphics card for my desktop machine, with the following specs: P4 2.80ghz, 1GB RAM, 350W PSU (full specs can be found here however, I've upgraded the RAM from 512MB to 1GB)

About a year ago I tried to install a GeForce 6600 256mb card on the same machine, with little success, so I'm a little wary of nVida cards.

Ideally, I'd be looking to spend under 120 (about $200)

A:AGP Graphics Card Recommendations

What was the problem with the 6600?

ATi X800 series would work well.
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A:Video card recommendations

You'll waste more then 4GBof RAM with the 32 bit version of Windows XP and the 64bit version of Windows XP is poorly supported and best not used. You need Vista 64 bit to use that much RAM.

Any card would be suitable depending on which games you do play and how much you want to spend. They are all decent depending on what you expect from one.
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Also - It has a 300w Power supply and Ive added a 5 port PCI - USB card and a second 300gig SATA HD.

My objectives are to achieve at least the same performance I have now .
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and putting as little extra stress on my Power supply and Pocket book as I have to.

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A:What graphics card should I get? Recommendations?

You would probably want a 6800 (at least 6700) series card if AMD is what you prefer.

If nVidia is your preference then the 570 (at least 550) is where you would want to be.

If you are not aware a new generation will soon be out. That means in 2 or 3 months, you will have a whole new selection of cards to choose from.

If you do choose a card, please make sure your power supply is rated to carry the graphics power requirements.
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A:Sound Card Recommendations

The new Razor Soundcard is extremely good, support is very good
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A:Need Recommendations For Graphic Card for my pc

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A:Recommendations on capture card

Going with seperates.
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A:PCI-Express Card recommendations

the 1900XTX is the best. Even the 7900GTX can't compare. I suppose the 1900XT and the XTX are the same, but you get more stock clock speeds, so maybe the overclocking spectrum is a little broader. And as you said, you're willing to pay the money. So 1900XTX it is!
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A:Need recommendations for a TV Tuner Card

looking at this one:

Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 Media Center Kit TV Dual Tuner

New Egg $105, Office Depot $156 - Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 Dual TV Tuner / Encoder 1229 PCI-Express x1 Interface - Video Devices & TV Tuners
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A:graphics card recommendations

Not for $50. $50 is low end, very low end.

You can check and have a look around but fifty bucks isn't going to get you far. What are you wanting to do with the card. If gaming is what you are looking to do, you will need more money.
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A:Recommendations on New Video Card

i swapped out my M783S for an lcd monitor also, & the video card i have already works fine, i don't do gaming either, just the usual, but do a lot of photo editing etc. I got my new monitor at & was free shipping, no taxes & a $20 rebate; so look there for a vid card. a ? why would u want to purchase a new monitor from dell??? u can get them cheaper elsewhere lol
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Thanks for your help.

A:Sound Card Recommendations

I have a recording studio with high end audio gear and speakers. But, for PC audio, I find the in built RealTek on my Gigabyte motherboard is more than adequate.
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A:Recommendations for Graphics Card.

I would go with a AOpen nVIDIA GeForce 6200 Video Card, 256MB DDR, 128-Bit, DVI/TV-Out, AGP 8X, for $137.00 US dollars at :grinthumb
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Does anyone have any good recommendations for a good card?

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Would nVidia or ATI be best? And just FYI, I do a lot of gaming, video and pic editing.

A:Graphics Card Recommendations

BFG doesn't make video cards anymore. About the best you'll do for $60 is a deal. If you can wait for a rebate, then this is likely as good of a card as you'll be able to find for that price. - MSI N240GT-MD1G/D5 GeForce GT 240 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

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A:Graphics Card Recommendations

id go for the XFX 6950 2gb card i did.. and have 0 complaints!
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since i live in mexico we have to order internationally to get parts

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for the price without shipping.

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i was thinking this

A:Video card recommendations

I wish I considered $299 cheap. By the way you say you only have $200... Isn't that card $99 over your budget?
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A:Video Card Recommendations

Hello and welcome to techspot!

Do you want the bad news or the bad news?......

About the best you are going to find is a fx5500 or a radion 9250. You'll be able to RUN the games on those cards, but you will be turning all your settings down to the lowest levels. PCI cards just don't cut it for today's games.

Probably best to save your cash wait until you can replace your motherboard with a PCI express video controller.

Good luck!
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A:Need Video Card Recommendations

You need a PCI-Express x16 card.

A 6600gt is a little better than a 9800, a x1900xt is awesome, but power hungry.

This x800gto will give good FPS at high settings.

$70 is not enough for good gaming.
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A:Recommendations for a Video Card?

hi take a look on nvidias site for cards to suit your mobo also look on ati also check your psu is suitable for it then google for info on which works well with vista remember your board will probably only work with directx 9
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A:£70 for Graphics Card - recommendations please?

The Nvidia 8600 GT never gave me any troubles when I was running crysis on Medium, So I don't think it would perform too bad with FSX, The 8600 Ranges from 40 (I think) To around 100 depending on where you buy.
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A:Firewire 800 Card Recommendations

Installed a Belkin 3-Port PCI Express card last night. Seems to be working fine. I've got 2 devices hooked to it at the moment and haven't had any problems. Be aware that one of the 3 ports gets closed inside the PC cabinet.
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A:sound card recommendations plz

Sound Blaster Audigy is in that range. I think possibly you could even land an Audigy 2 for that now adays. Try for some ideas.
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Hi all,

I realise this isn't an issue or a problem, but I was wondering if anyone had some quick recommendations for a USB sound card? I'm looking for around ?50 or lower, and was looking at this, but I don't know if this would be a huge step up.

I would appreciate any help,


A:USB Sound card recommendations

If I were to pick between the two, I would go for this one Its a little higher than the 50 mark but seems to have more features. The other one probably isn't much better than the in built sound.
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A:SATA PCI card recommendations

I recently purchased a SATA contoller card based off an Initio chip from Ebay for $13.00 and it had conflicts with my old SIS 735 chipset based motherboard and has zero support from the chip manufacturer. Eventually I went with a Vantec UGT-ST200 SATA PCI host card from Tiger Direct for $20.00. It's built on a Silicon Image 3512A chip and has so far worked flawlessly. If you are so inclined you can update the cards BIOS with the most recent BIOS from Silicon Image. I saw both Basic and RAID BIOSs for the chip on the SiI site leaving me to believe that you can have an extra RAID array if you want to experiment with a different BIOS. The card allows you to hot swap a drive, and it can see all the space on a drive larger than 137GB. It can also be used as the controller for your computer's primary boot drive.
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Win XP home ed.
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Intel DQ965GF Intel Core 2 Duo Ready Socket 775 MicroATX Motherboard
Intel Pentium D 925 Dual Core 3.0GHz 800MHz 2x2MB processor
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Under 300 what? Dollars, Lire, Taka ?
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LAN Adapter Details:
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-Driver Version:
-Driver Date: 23/01/2014

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This sounds like an IRQ problem, which is strange because modern PCs can usually resolve these conflicts automatically. But seeing that your system is a Pentium 4, maybe the motherboard is old enough to still be dealing with the issue.

One thing you could try is to perform a Clear CMOS procedure. This will force the motherboard to re-enumerate all the devices and will often solve IRQ conflicts. Note all your current BIOS settings
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Three things to try ...

If you have McAfee please see the sticky thread at the top of this (Networking) forum.

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.

Revert to a System Restore Point before the weekend.
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That won't really help the way you are describing the problem, although adding access points will help with streaming to wireless devices.

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A:Inconsistent networking problems, unrelated to network or network card

Sorry, I didn't complete the checklist!

I have no anti-virus, security or firewall software. I've run numerous scans since the problem began, and they've always been clean.

Attached is the output from ipconfig /all.
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hello & welcome to TSF ,

i know this may sound like a dunb question !!

did you uninstall the drivers & software for the GForce Fx5200 ?


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What is the model number of the port replicator?

Do you have a link to an image which shows these two ports?

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