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Old 10-23-2007, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H260XTQT256DDN-R Radeon HD 2600XT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Seems like a good card for the price.
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It isnt that much better than your current card. Before you upgrade your grafix you would be better off getting 2GB ram, and also pushing your processor to beyond 3GHz, especially if its W/C.
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I have 2 gig ram, I really can't OC with my current motherboard, no enough BIOS settings, trust me I have tried
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actually that 2600xt isn't that much of an upgrade to what you have now....
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Based on my specs, what would be the next/smartest upgrade.
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7900gs?

Newegg.com - Foxconn FV-N79SM2D2-OC GeForce 7900GS 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

after that... upgrade your board soon...
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this is better than the 2600XT?
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then after you get that 7900gs:

Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

go for that board.. it uses the latest p35 chipset.. which is an extreme overclocker for the price..

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this is better than the 2600XT?

yes... performance wise... just because the 2600xt has dx10 which is just eye candy honestly..... its not worth it because you have to drop settings for the eye-candy... if you want a DX10 card go for a high-range one.. or just get a high-end 9 series..
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8600GT? Any good?
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