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Topic # 108040 23-Aug-2012 20:05 Send private message

After the following card type to replace a dying (or dead one) in my PVR. It should be able to do HD rendering on the card (like playback Freeview HD broadcasts).

Ideally both analogue VGA and (must have) DVI-D outputs.

Slim pickings on Trademe.

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  Reply # 676282 24-Aug-2012 09:52 Send private message

HD2400/2600? Why not something with a bit more grunt - even a HD5400 for example?

How much are you willing to spend?





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  Reply # 676288 24-Aug-2012 10:02 Send private message

you are quite limited in choices wanting an AGP card.  However on trademe now is an ATI HD2400Pro for sale. Bidding at $36 at moment




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  Reply # 676293 24-Aug-2012 10:05 Send private message

Oh, AGP... I see.







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  Reply # 676324 24-Aug-2012 10:41 Send private message

freitasm: HD2400/2600? Why not something with a bit more grunt - even a HD5400 for example?

How much are you willing to spend?



I had a 2400 in there so I thought that it would be easier to keep the same card. A gruntier card isn't really necessary since I have given up trying to watch HD content on the PC and use it only for recording.

But I would pay up to $60 for a decent card.




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  Reply # 676329 24-Aug-2012 10:48 Send private message

freitasm: Oh, AGP... I see.



Guess I could replace the MB etc. but that seems overkill for what the machine does. It still does fine running NPVR under XP!




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  Reply # 680018 1-Sep-2012 10:26 Send private message

I've got an PowerColor HD3650 1GB gddr2 AGP 8x card sitting here wanting a new home pm me if your interested




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  Reply # 680031 1-Sep-2012 10:59 Send private message

Athlonite: I've got an PowerColor HD3650 1GB gddr2 AGP 8x card sitting here wanting a new home pm me if your interested


Alas too late. Got one from Trademe. Now the PC isn't shutting down randomly even though I haven't installed it!




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  Reply # 680217 1-Sep-2012 21:11 Send private message

Sweet as no probs




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  Reply # 680296 2-Sep-2012 10:01 Send private message

I have a gigabyte geforce 7600 gs if ur interested. Just pm me

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