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Old 11-05-2009, 09:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am about to upgrade my graphics card on my computer but i dont know what to get... currently i have a 8800 gt by nvidia... what should i upgrade to because im thinking about have two graphics cards?
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It depends what your budget is. What cpu do you have and how much ram?
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ummm my budget is 200 and my cpu is a core i7 and i have 3 gb of ram but im getting more ram...
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nevermind my budget is like 300 sorry...
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Apparently this one will be back in stock on the 9th: Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100282SR Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

It's a shame, those cards used to be $260.

I googled around and found a better priced one (the best brand too):

PROVANTAGE: XFX HD585AZNFC Radeon HD5850 PCIE 1GB DDR5 2 Port DVI HDMI

I've never heard of that site before though. It was rated pretty good on the google shopping page though. It's up to you.
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okay thanks i think i will go with the first one cause its a bit cheaper but i will keep looking around for others...
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You should probably post your system specs
Make sure you have enough power for one of those cards too...which i'm sure you do :P
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Whoa, price really went up on that second one. It was $265 before.
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The 5000 series price raise is only temporary I heard the price will even drop below the original price when nvidia comes out with its 300 series on like the 26th.
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I was thinking about upgrading my graphics card from my 8800 GT to something newer. Is it worth it? or should i wait a bit longer?
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