Video Card Upgrade

An Install Guide On How To Upgrade Your Own Video Card

Video Card Upgrade Install Guide

Video Card Driver Settings

For the ATI based video card, clicking on the 3D tab brings up the Additional Properties tab. This is where the video card settings controlling image quality and performance can be changed. It's fine to leave the values unchanged, as I did. They already provide a nice compromise between image quality and video card performance.
3D Display Properties


For NVIDIA based video cards, clicking on the Additional Properties button shown on the previous page brings up the Additional Properties tab like this example for the GeForce3 Ti 200. There are separate tabs to control settings having to do with image quality and video card performance. But again, it's fine to leave the values unchanged, as I did. They already provide a nice compromise between image quality and video card performance.
NVIDIA Display Properties





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  How To Update Your Own Computer Video Card - Home
  What You Need For A Video Card Upgrade
  The Video Card
  Tools
  DirectX
  Hard Drive Restore Utility
  Benchmark Utility
  Reference Video Card Drivers
  Motherboard/Chipset AGP Drivers
  Tour The Existing System Settings
  Things To Know Before You Start
  Enable AGP
  Windows 98 Steps To Remove The Old Video Card Driver
  Change Display Adapter
  Search For Updated Drivers
  Standard VGA Driver
  Install Standard VGA Driver
  Windows XP Steps To Remove The Old Video Card Driver
  How To Remove The Video Card Driver
  Installing The New Video Card
  Finding The Old Video Card
  Remove The Old Video Card
  Insert The New Video Card
  Windows 98 Steps To Add The New Video Card Driver
  Windows XP Steps To Add The New Video Card Driver
  After The Video Card Upgrade
  Tour The New System Settings
  Control Panel Display Properties
  Video Card Driver Settings
  Video Card Diagnostics And Tests
  DXDIAG - DirectX Diagnostics And Tests
  Benchmarks
  Boot Up Tests
  Troubleshooting Video Card Problems
  Advanced Topics
  Overclocking
  Tweaking Video Card Driver Settings
  Windows 2000/XP Monitor Refresh Rate Problem

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