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Old 01-04-2006, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK then, im in the process of getting an agp 6600GT, i can get an xpertvision for $260 AUD (dumbass computer shop guy said it had ddr2 uugghhh) & a XFX for $320 (i hear you all bag XFX so what is bad about them?)

What i want to know is have anyone had experience with an xpertvision card & are they reliable? or should i save up & get the XFX as the shop uy said its "higher quality"

PS: I don't want any newegg links or "Get the 6800GS" slander, just experiences with either of these brands & some advice.
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Old 01-04-2006, 08:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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XFX is bad due to their quality in cards, and pretty much overheating problems and their wippy stock heatsink fans lol.

Try to get a leadtek, gigabyte, MSI, BFG if it isnt too expensive. I think wayne bought an xpertvision you can PM him though he's on vacation i believe till the 12th

do they have eVGA in aus?
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he bought an xpertvision & got an XFX & he said its good, im looking at this because i've got the money for it & can go out & buy it NOW, Ive got a couple of other shops to talk to yet but is xpertvision a good manufacturer?

This is the card im looking at
http://winnercomputers.com.au/produc...roducts_id=450
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eVGA, BFG, PNY are my favs. Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI are not far behind. XFX is... last.

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cool, after talking to nitestick im now looking at getting this, the difference is that this is on an online shop
http://www.nintek.com.au/x/scripts/p...idproduct=4054
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