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Old 07-30-2006, 03:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got 140$ for my birthday. I am buying a new video card. I know I've made a few posts in the past, but that was futurist talk. This is today.

Here's what I'm picking out:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102002

Good or no?

It has 12 pipes, but unlockable to 16, GDDR3, 256mb-256bit

Is that the best I can get for the money I have?

Thanks.
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Too late...I already bought it.

It's coming Tuesday.
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That is a very nice card. You will be happy with your purchase, and I have used that card many times on decently high settings on basically all of my games (excluding Quake 4 ultra). Good choice CrazeD!

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Sweet .


I can't wait... I'm gonna be so excited to do anything for the next three days...damnit...
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I love how you didn't even wait 2 hours to buy it lol. Nice card btw.
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I got mine with the r430 core. I unlocked pipes and got a zalman vf900. Temps are 26 idle, 38 load. Clocked at 440/540. Nice card overall though.
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I love how you didn't even wait 2 hours to buy it lol. Nice card btw.
Man when you've got a ATi 9600, you will JUMP at any chance to upgrade, lol.

I had the money in my pocket all of about two hours, and then it was gone.
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I feel you Crazed. The second I could afford my x1900xt I ordered it (although I had been researching it for a while). Congrats again! You will surely not be dissapointed!

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The only thing I need now is a Zalman VGA cooler to keep this bad boy cool as I OC it.
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