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Old 07-19-2007, 08:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is this gcard gonna do me good as far as playing intense games with graphics to the max?........NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT Super 512MB DDR2 PCI-E VCD w/DVI

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* 512 MB DDR2 memory
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* Dual-link DVI Supports 2560 x 1600 resolution display
* True 128-bit floating point high dynamic range (HDR) lightning
* NVIDIA PureVideo technology
* Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Shader Model 4.0 support
* Full OpenGL 2.0 and lower support
* Built for Microsoft Vista
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Old 07-19-2007, 09:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Anybody Know A Good One For About 150 Dollars That Will Allow Me To Play Games Like Farcry Doom 3
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is this gcard gonna do me good as far as playing intense games with graphics to the max?........NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT Super 512MB DDR2 PCI-E VCD w/DVI

Features/Specifications:

* NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT Super 512 MB DDR2 PCI Express Video Card

* General Features:
* NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT chipset
* 512 MB DDR2 memory
* PCI Express interface
* Dual-link DVI Supports 2560 x 1600 resolution display
* True 128-bit floating point high dynamic range (HDR) lightning
* NVIDIA PureVideo technology
* Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Shader Model 4.0 support
* Full OpenGL 2.0 and lower support
* Built for Microsoft Vista
* NVIDIA SLI Ready

* Connectors:
* DVI-I
* 15-pin VGA
* S-Video TV-out

* Regulatory Approvals:
* FCC
* CE
* UL
firm no.......
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the ATI x1950xt is your best choice
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Old 07-19-2007, 09:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
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a sapphire x1950xt is awesome, but is the rebatepushing it down to 150$ still available?
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yes it is
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Theres the 8600GTS, X1950Pro. X1950xt if you can find a good rebate.
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Theres the 8600GTS, X1950Pro. X1950xt if you can find a good rebate.
gts isn't worth it.... i'd put my money on the sapphire x1950xt.... great buy for the price....
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yea it ownz the GTS
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