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Old 03-27-2006, 09:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i was recently recommened a sapphire ati x1300. the only thing is, it seems a bit cheap... i know it doesn't have loads to do with performance but it does seem to matter sometimes.

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well can't give you an answer without knowing how much games you play, what sort of graphics settings you like and your budget.
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no more than £100 (well maybe a bit) so the best for that sort of budget
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You can get a 6800GS for that price.
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Ah ok, i'll look into it. Thanks.
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no more than ?00
WDH?

And 7600GT > 6800GS.
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Old 03-29-2006, 12:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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hmm, the ones i found were a little more than £100
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you can as well get the X1600 for under 100£
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