Computer newbies forum: nVidia Geforce FX 5500 256MB 128bit AGP Graphics Card

by: Lwj328 March 22, 2012 8:09 PM PDT

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nVidia Geforce FX 5500 256MB 128bit AGP Graphics Card

by Lwj328 - 3/22/12 8:09 PM

Hi all, I have been googling for 2 days trying to get some info on this card I just bought on line. Bought as new open box. Software CD is included. Box reads VGA 3D graphics with trademarks ATI, nVidia, and SIS. I have id'ed SIS and think they manufactured it and have seen the identical card on the internet but always with a part number that I don't have so I don't know my card's specs are the same. The only things on my card are the S/N 2011120096 and 57-2DN0 which I assume must be the model or part number. I have googled and googled on all the variations of trademark with this part number and nothing. Do I have a counterfeit card? The box doesn't look like something I would see at Best Buy for example. It looks cheaply made?? Tired, guess I should say the card is nVidia Geforce FX 5500 256 MB 128bit AGP 8x {or maybe 4x also } with D-sub, DVI-I and S-video outputs. I don't want to put it into my PC if it is junk that might cause damagge to the PC. All advice appreciated.

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