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Old 11-24-2006, 06:14 AM   #11 (permalink)
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i guess the GDDR3 makes a big difference?

anyway, i like ATI too, my 9800pro is still standing ok and its been over 3 years.

but i want stuff to run fastttttttt.

but i will say, i think the nvida cards look like "more bang for the buck"

EDIT: oh yea, the memory clock is 1.4Ghz also

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Old 11-24-2006, 12:48 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Yeah, that 7600 is a beast. You will definitely get more bang for the buck out of it. I am an ATI guy, but Nvidia completely dominates the mid-range market.

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Old 11-24-2006, 01:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally posted by DarkMortar
but i want stuff to run fastttttttt.
Best bet would be to put that $200 in a savings account, and save up some more, and build a new rig.
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Old 11-24-2006, 02:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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as he said berfore hes a ALL or NOTHING now type pf guy...so
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Old 11-24-2006, 04:02 PM   #15 (permalink)
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really....i had a althon 3200+ with a 9600xt like two months ago and i could play oblivion on mid settings.

Best bet is don't waste that money on slightly better old technology. Save it up and upgrade....i would say once you have $1000 you can get a nice computer (w/o monitor, speakers, mouse but i assume you already have some you can use). If you really can't wait then go for the 7600gs or 1650 dexaroni suggested.
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