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Old 12-31-2005, 12:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright I bought an Ati Radeon 9550 for 60 bucks a while ago(which I soon figured out was a mistake), after a while I flashed it to a powercolor 9600 pro.I just got quake 4, so far i am very impressed with it, I havn't tried running it at anything over what the "suggested" settings were for my system, but still it looks very nice(Settings: 640x480, lowest quality textures etc). Now I have heard that Ati cards do not mix very well with the Doom 3 engine. What should I do? I could get a whole new graphics card, and i'd be open for suggestions, or I could just optimize the heck out of what I have, I mean there is quite a bit of room for oc'ing(a good 30 mhz core, 20mhz ram safely) , but i doubt it will help THAT much. At the moment I am running at 300mhz core, 206mhz ramdacs.



My specs are down below, they might help a bit.
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Old 12-31-2005, 12:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Get a 6800GS or 7800GT.
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and how much will that be?
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6800GS, about $200, 7800GT, about $300. If you can afford it go with the 7800GT because it's a huge improvement over the 6800GS.
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yea..wow thats quite a bit, but I have heard great things about both.
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Around 300 USD for a 7800 GT.
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Ok he has the agp slot becase of teh 9550, so im guessing he cant get teh 7800GT, the eVGA 6800GS is being sold on the evga website right now for agp.
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Then his only option is the 6800GS still a good card.
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Much much better than what he has now, in fact much better than what most people have now
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