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Old 12-09-2005, 07:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to upgrade my video card even though its AGP. Spending limit is $200, any suggestions?

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Old 12-09-2005, 07:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I wouldnt reccoment upgrading your gfx card, instead save buy a motherboard with pci-express and a 6600gt for 250 if you can scavenge up 50 bucks more.

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Old 12-09-2005, 07:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm stuck with a socket A processor and I'm saving for a new build. What about this one?
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Old 12-09-2005, 08:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm very happy with my 6800 vanilla. If you must stay with AGP, it's a good choice.
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Old 12-09-2005, 09:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yea u can unlock an extra 4 pipes on it too
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Old 12-09-2005, 10:35 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yeah sounds like a great choice to me, but do you regret buying a
9600 or do you like it, just wondering.
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Old 12-10-2005, 01:12 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Well just for your info, they're coming out with an AGP 6800GS this week, which beats the 6800 vanilla quite handily, and it should be about $200.
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Old 12-10-2005, 09:37 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I regret buying a Radeon. It was nice at first but the driver updates screw everything up. This week? I'll prolly wait and see this 6800GS you speak of riceball, thx.
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Old 12-10-2005, 09:47 AM   #9 (permalink)
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yeah the 6800GS is coming soon, the price will probably be higher then the 6800GS PCIE16 so you better save up some more money
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Old 12-10-2005, 10:26 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I'm also upgrading my 9600 agp and I also want to spend around $200. I was going to get a Nvidia untill I saw that best Buy has a ATI 256mb X850pro on sale for $230- You can unlock it to 16 pipeline...

What do you guys think will be a better choice, the 6800gs or the X850pro?

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