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Old 10-07-2005, 01:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sapphire 9800 Pro $89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102477R

Sapphire 9800 Pro (Open GL 2.0) $96.40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102268R

ATI 9800 Pro $99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102286R


Any advice on which one is the best value?
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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2nd one
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you can always buy my 9800pro modded into a 9800XT. i got the ATI one.
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9800s are way outdated. For $100, get this SAPPHIRE Radeon X700
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Old 10-07-2005, 03:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Are you sure that's faster, it's only a 128bit interface. Also it's not refurbished, why is it $30 cheaper than a non-refurb 9800 Pro if it is better?
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I think the 9800Pro may be a bit faster than x700 in some cases.

Anyways saphire now makes all ATI branded cards
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Old 10-07-2005, 04:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I decided to spend $20 more and get this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150086

Much better card and has a lifetime warranty for me and whomever I eventually sell it to.
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Old 10-07-2005, 05:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I think you made a good choice..
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Old 10-08-2005, 02:01 PM   #9 (permalink)
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If you're investing in future compatability/power... then YES it is worth it
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i think you made a bad choice to go with XFX
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