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Old 02-03-2006, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I found this:
XFX GeForce 7300 GS 512MB DDR2 TV-Out/DVI for £50!!!
Why the **** is it so cheap?
Whats the deal with it?
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Old 02-03-2006, 01:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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7300GS isn't that great of card. Don't be fooled by the 512MB. You are better off with a 6800GS.
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You answered your own question. You said '7300GS'. Therefore, it is NOT a 7800 series card. The 7300 series blows if you're wanting to run new games at good resolutions and framerates.

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7300GS is for non-gaming computers. Don't be fooled by the 7, it's nowhere near as good as the 7800's.
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The 7300gs doesnt even come close to the 6800gs like the guy above said, don't be fooled be the 7.
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What you mistaked it for was the 7800 series, that is not a gaming card at all. Though, I do reconmend purchasing a 7800, or a 7800GT, maybe even a 7800GTX.
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7300GS scored a 2.2k on 3dmark05 for your information
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Yeah, a 6600GT is better than the 7300GS.
It goes from least to best (with a few cards):
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etc.etc.
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The 7300GS is overpriced too... My X700 got 2700 on 3dmark05 and is 96 on newegg last time I checked. It should be ballpark 80-85, but since it's new, they have to make a turn-around and sell some before everyone realizes that it shouldn't be part of the 7 series...

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Quote:
Originally posted by PcMe
Yeah, a 6600GT is better than the 7300GS.
It goes from least to best (with a few cards):
6600
7300GS
6600GT
6800GS
7800GT
etc.etc.
Correction;

7300GS
6600
6600GT
6800GS
7800GT
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