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Old 01-14-2008, 09:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok Nosboost said he'd get me a video card for my build but it has to be around $130, but I have a couple of questions, first: is the hd2900gt the best card I can get in this price range and second if there aren't any other good ones will the hd2900gt fit in a Coolermaster Centurion 534 case? (i also know I can get an hd3850 or the hd2900pro [and flash it to XT bios] for an extra $30 but thats out of the budget)

btw the use of this card will be mostly to play Soldier Front, Warrock, Crysis (probably at medium settings), Halo 1 and 2

EDIT: I'm selling off the Dell 24'' I currently use to the person who sold it to me and using my Dell 19'' I had before and will be running at 1400x900 instead of 1920x1200
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Not going to go towards nVidia cards?
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nah.. I'll go with any ones in that price range (but I don't know for sure if there are any better ones)
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nah.. I'll go with any ones in that price range (but I don't know for sure if there are any better ones)
The HD 2900GT is the best card I have seen in that price range.
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if you can find a used x1950xt, then that's QUITE a bit better than the 2900GT

The 2900GT is about the equivalent to a x1950pro, in fact it's beaten by it quite a lot...and it uses way more power.
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Once I get about another $125 dollars rounded up, I am going to be selling my ATI X1900XTX 512MB.

I just don't want to sell it until I get my other card....I cannot be without....lol

Should be soon though.
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lol u cant wait a week or two?
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he's not getting his check until 2 more weeks, so I'll wait off then...


EDIT: anybody know where I can look for an x1950xt thats still in stock?
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Once I get about another $125 dollars rounded up, I am going to be selling my ATI X1900XTX 512MB.

I just don't want to sell it until I get my other card....I cannot be without....lol

Should be soon though.
unfortuneately I might sell my xtx too

I could get 125, and get a 3870, but again I want my xtx
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