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Old 02-22-2006, 09:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Hot Deal or Stay away? Ati 9600 XT 256 for $49

Saw this at Fry's:

For $50, I don't know if there's a better card out there. Yeah I know there better cards for 100+, but it seems things under $75 don't offer much.

Can anyone offer a better suggestion? I'm thinking of picking this up. Any other suggestions are welcome.

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Old 02-22-2006, 09:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yea thats looks like a really good deal

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Good deal, but the card is fairly outdated.
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Old 02-22-2006, 10:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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50 for a 9600XT? **** thats a steal man not a deal. The Visiontek boards allow for some extreme OCing w/ ATI chips. For 100 though you could get a better deal elsewear. Not sure though.
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Old 02-22-2006, 11:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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my mboard is only i will only get half of these specs...right?
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Old 02-23-2006, 12:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thats an amazing card for your mobo, I say go for it.
Plus the XT is a great OC'er.
Although it is a bit outdated, it can run Half-Life 2, Counter Strike Source, Doom 3, Far Cry, basically a ton of the good ones.

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