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Purchased a gateway GT5428 with vista

I had a video card (ATI 9250) in my last box and want to put it in my new machine because the game manufacturers recommend that I upgrade so that the game can be played. Since Vista really doesn't have many games that are compatible. With the current setup in my system now, I would really like to install the card or would you advise getting a larger card?

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Re: purchased a gateway GT5428 with vista

The 9250 is not supported in Vista so you will have to go for the 9550 series or 'X' series, but whether you go for 256MB or 512MB memory pci type chip is upto you and the game requirements. Click here for vista graphics cards by ATI and click on the Vista 32Bit ans see which to use and then look at the details.

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