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Old 12-04-2007, 10:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Graphics Cards: High-end Last-Gen or Mid-End Current-Gen?

What do you think on the option of going with either a high end card from the last generation or a mid end card with the current generation when you are not able to afford the current higher end cards.

In example, I went with the former option and chose a Radeon X1950 (a higher end card of last gen) over say a 8600GT (this gens mid level card).

What would you choose?
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Old 12-04-2007, 10:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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8800GT. if you cant afford that, go with the 1950 as the 8600 isnt really that great of a card for gaming.
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Definatly the 1950.
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pick up another x1950pro and run crossfire.
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Default Re: Graphics Cards: High-end Last-Gen or Mid-End Current-Gen?

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pick up another x1950pro and run crossfire.
preferably off me
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Default Re: Graphics Cards: High-end Last-Gen or Mid-End Current-Gen?

x1950 is a good choice...
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Old 12-05-2007, 12:15 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Yeah, the 1950 is still one of the best bang for your buck cards and DX10 is still a ways off from becoming a requirement anyway.
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