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Old 12-13-2004, 07:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which video card should i get for my computer?
I currently have a NVidia FX5700LE.
I dont want to spend more than 300 dollars.

My previous card was an ATi (9600 Pro) and I liked it better than the current NVidia.

What card should I get?

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Old 12-13-2004, 07:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you prolly dont like the Nvidia cause that card you have isnt all tht great. i would recomend getting a 6600 or 6600GT from Evga.
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Old 12-13-2004, 08:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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my local computer shop said they could get me a radeon 9800XT for 280 or something like that. That any good?

Oh yea, i forgot to add that i want the card to be 256 MB's.

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there isnt really much diff between 256 and 128. i guess you could say that its cool to say you have a 256mb card but todays games dont really use the extra 128mb. you would still prolly get better performance out of the 6600GT. Anybody else say otherwise?
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Well judging by the fact that it is imperative to him that he MUST have 256mb'sw, I would say fork over the extra dough and gett eh 6800GT.

Allthough, that card you have from ATI should be handling fine, I would not upgrade right now with that. But either way - its your decision, good luck.
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what card?

I installed a 9600pro in my old computer.
got a new computer, and it has the 5700le in it.
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do like he says. if you want a 256mb card then give the extra cash for the 6800GT eVGA version.
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how much is that card?
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Old 12-13-2004, 09:43 PM   #9 (permalink)
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errrg, i dont want to spend 400 dollars on a video card, when you can buy a computer for that much!
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