I would say that eighter a Geforce-FX5000 series (naturally in the high end) or some sort of Radeon 9000 series (9600 to 9800) are the cards to go with. Personally I like Radeon the best. Though the Radeon lacks some technology compared to Geforce, the Radeon's drivers are more easy to work with.
I am thinking in terms of all those different Geforce drivers to choose from, wich varies what version to choose, when a specific game is desired.
Some Geforce drivers works better on some games and worse on others, so it's a bit of a jungle, unless you know exactly what to choose.
On the Radeon side. You just install one specific version (cant remember wich from the tip of my tounge), and the best part is that AA & AF can be controlled better on the Radeon. So... Well... They both have their ups and downs. The last thing, and this is utter personal taste, I like the image quality on Radeon better than on Geforce cards.
To start with. Go for the GF3 you allready have. It can't hurt to use it, and then decide if an upgrade is in need.
Ahh... Forgot about the GF vs R thing... If you change the Geforce drivers too many times, and by accident install a specific version after another, if a different card is required. Well... Then you might (and this is in rare cases) have a broken Win98. I ran into this problem 2 times in say a 100 times of installing and uninstalling of the geforce/nvidia drivers. On the Radeon side, I have yet to encounter this type of behaviour. Whenever a new Radeon is not propperly detected, I just reinstall the drivers on top of those that were installed in the first place. And everything just works again.
The symptoms on my Win98-Broken install, is allways the same. Everything that has to do with Copy/paste/delete/create-folder just disappears in the right-click menu/dropdown-file-menu, in folders and on the desktop. So yeah... Be carefull with those geforce drivers. 😁
Don't eat stuff off a 15 year old never cleaned cpu cooler.
Those cakes make you sick....
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