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Old 10-31-2006, 10:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking into a video card.

Hey guys, I am looking into snagging a new video card sometime soon, and was wondering what you guys would suggest.

My chipset is ATI, so I thought that I should use an ATI card, but apparently, from what I have read, that is not the case.

I am looking to spend under 150, it needs to be PCI Express 16X as well.

If someone could point me in the right direction, that would be fantastic. My system specs are in my signature if that helps anyone.

I am open to brand and GPU maker, as long as it is of good quality.

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Old 10-31-2006, 10:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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EVGA 7600gt 256mb of video ram. $149.99, if that is closde enough to your budget LOL

But ya it is good stuff.
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I would just try to get a little extra money since there is a big jump between that 7600gt and this 7900gs. Stock its a little better than a 7900gt and when overclocked can compete with a x1950 pro and a 7950gt. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
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EVGA 7600gt 256mb of video ram. $149.99, if that is closde enough to your budget LOL

But ya it is good stuff.
What was so funny that deserved an LOL in Caps and a

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lol, i guess so. so a 7600gt, or a 7900gs...personally id go for the 7900gs, and oc it like a mofo.

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What was so funny that deserved an LOL in Caps and a

It was mildy funny. quit being so critical about evevrything. You dont have to grade how I phrase stuff.
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It was mildy funny. quit being so critical about evevrything. You dont have to grade how I phrase stuff.

I was merely asking a question....


I thought I missed somthing becuase your like LOL HERE YOU GO and im like wtf? whats so funny?

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Wow.. This thread is hillarious.

Anyways, so no one would recommend that I get an ATI card?

If not, a 7600 GS will probably be what I do, unless I can sell some of my stuff. Heck, I'm contemplating selling my 1.5 PSP, so that would be 300 right there.

I guess I have a lot of thinking ahead of me.
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Nvidia Xfx 7600GT XXX Series....enough said i love it
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with 300 you could spend your money on a evga 7900gs and a zalman vf-900 and still have money left over.
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