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Old 05-02-2006, 01:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am buying a new computer but i dont know what video card to get i've been looking at the "BFG GeForce 7900GT 256MB PCI-E Dual" and "PowerColor X1800XL 256MB PCI-E VIVO Card" so im just wondering which one is better or if there is another video card around the same price that is better thanks.
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would go with the 7900gt if I were you. It should run any game out there on max settings.
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree, I am also building a new rig with a 7900GT and its performance in some games is comparable to graphics cards in the price range above it.
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i'm a ATI fan, but i say go with the 7900
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i'm a ATI fan, but i say go with the 7900
Well you cant get more recommendation than that
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Old 05-02-2006, 05:11 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Okay, thanks.

Gah, LU4sTrooper you PC is pretty much what im getting :P

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Yep 7900gt..
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