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Old 12-26-2007, 02:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: $1000 to build a new PC

Originally Posted by Trotter View Post
Don't need bleeding edge graphics? Well, the 3850 is still on up there, and it is $100 less than the 8800GT. It definitely isn't a slouch, as it will outperform my current card.
Newegg.com - DIAMOND 3850PE3256SB Radeon HD 3850 RV650 55nm 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

You could take the $100 and buy a decent case (no one has mentioned one) and a PSU.
agreed.. the hd3850 performs with an 8800gts 320mb.. except a little better...

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