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Old 09-28-2008, 02:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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arent the 9600gso's and 8800gs's just as good as the 4670's and arent they cheaper?
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To play Crysis good you need at least 3 GTX280's...
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Old 09-28-2008, 02:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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arent the 9600gso's and 8800gs's just as good as the 4670's and arent they cheaper?
Is this a good 9600 to get?
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haha you got that right aspire. if i had to get a 100$ vid card i would get a Newegg.com - EVGA 384-P3-N966-TR GeForce 9600 GSO 384MB 192-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Newegg.com - EVGA 768-P3-N968-TR GeForce 9600 GSO 768MB 192-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Why are those 9600's so much more expensive? I found it on Amazon for $44.
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nononono the one on amazon is a radeon completely diff video card. the ones i listed are a millon times better than the one on amazon.
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arent the 9600gso's and 8800gs's just as good as the 4670's and arent they cheaper?
They're about the same performance and price. The reason I recommended the 4670 over those is it doesn't need a additional power connector so his psu wouldn't be as much of a factor.
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hmmm that's interesting they require no extra power. didnt even notice.
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Will those work good in Photoshop CS3? Also, will it play Crysis okay?
To play Crysis on high you will need at least a 4870/GTX 260, which are around $250.
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To play Crysis on high you will need at least a 4870/GTX 260, which are around $250.
Can I overclock the game so it will run faster on a cheaper video card?
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