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Old 03-15-2008, 05:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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That is a bomb price, no joke. I believe that's the lowest I've seen!

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Newegg has the BFG 8800GTS 512MB for $229 after the mail in rebate....BFG has a no hassel lifetime warranty also.....great deal, if you ask me.
I remember BFG when they were new. I bought a Geforce 5600 OC from them for like $100 less than anybody else had it. They factory overclock their cards, too, so you get a nice little performance boost and superior cooling. Excellent company and good prices and warranty to boot!
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Heh my first real high end card was an eVGA 5600 Ultra.

**** near impossible to find as it was almost immediately replaced by the 5700 Ultra.
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:25 PM   #13 (permalink)
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5-series was crapola :/
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In hindsight, everything was crapola, P-4's, A-64's, 5 Series, 6 Series, Ati's 9 series, the X8** series...
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the 9800 was a quality card. but yeah, if you have money right now, i would say pick up a gtx cause you can get some for like 300 bucks, and thats a realy good price for one. if not, either get a 512gt or 512 gts, and it looks like your on a 20.1 monitor so the gt or gts will be fine for what your doing.
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lol I meant in comparison to ATI at the time. the 9600XT completely blew the 5600 and 5700 Ultra away.

The 6-series was a different story. oh i loved my 6800GS XXX edition so much! overclocking beast...I upgraded to a 7800GT and barely noticed a difference!
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Wow, my first even half decent card was an 8800gts 640mb. You guys are old! :-P <3
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the best video card I have ever had was an 8600gt lol... thats freaking sad
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... if I become rich, I will buy you a sweet system
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that 8600gt only lasted for 5days, we got robbed, and then we had to sell it
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