Best add-in video card for SFF Biostar?

Discussion in 'Biostar' started by Neil Harrington, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. I have a Biostar 200N small form factor computer, Athlon XP 2100+, Win2000
    and 512MB system memory. At present I'm still using the GeForce4 MX
    integrated video, which is surprisingly good for the games I've played on
    this machine--nothing much more demanding than Comanche 4 so far. But I'm
    interested in trying a discrete video card with more oomph so that I can
    turn up the resolution etc. a bit and still get good fps.

    I want a card that isn't very power-hungry, since this box has only a 200W
    power supply and it's a non-standard type that can't be changed. I'm
    thinking that those fairly low-end cards with only a heatsink and no fan
    probably don't use so much power, but which (if any) of them would be
    significantly more potent than the GeForce4 MX that I already have built in?

    And does the fact that this motherboard uses an nForce2 chipset suggest that
    it would favor nVidia cards over ATI, or doesn't that matter?

    Neil
     
    Neil Harrington, Dec 15, 2005
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