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Old 08-19-2006, 08:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What graphics card to get?

Just bought a new setup, wandering what PCI-E graphics card would be best for things like, web surfing, multimedia and playing World of Warcraft, i'd like it in the region of say 80 dollars max. Roughly 50 pounds to me.

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Old 08-19-2006, 08:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814145099
Thats good for what you're doing.
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Ugh, anyway you can upgrade to a 6600GT? Almost 200MHz more power on the core clock, alot better than the regular 6600.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125156

And not that much more, granted if I am getting any of this wrong, please correct me.
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Yea thats a better card...
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For 18 dollars more, that 6600gt would be better performance wise then a regular 6600.
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are you in the uk ? cos if you are youre in the same position as me...
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=113687
that ones nice but bit over budget for you.
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here you go... save up a few more and you should be good for a while.

http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/101454/rb/21154285723
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hey nukem can that card you reccomended handle stuff like cod 2 and rise and fall.
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Yep... not on max settings but yes... it'll play anything out right now. Generically speaking it has the same pipes, and Core/Memory values as the XT and it's cheaper. it's a good "Hold you over" card...

http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....183&card2=359#

It might be a typo that they are exactly the same, but then probably not.
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