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Old 06-21-2007, 08:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is this a good card?

ATI RADEONâ„¢ X1950 XT - 256MB

its worth 330$ in store but i found a guy selling for 200$. its been used for 6 months. is it worth buying off him?
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good card... cheaper on newegg for 180$ very oc'able card, can hit xtx speeds with that guy....
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It's not worth buying off from that guy, who's used it for 6 months, when (as vernong mentioned), it's only about $180 at newegg:
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 VIVO HDCP Video Card - Retail
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It's not worth buying off from that guy, who's used it for 6 months, when (as vernong mentioned), it's only about $180 at newegg:
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 VIVO HDCP Video Card - Retail
when are u getting urs b1gapl....
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lol....I really don't know...I just don't have the money for it right now. It's hard when you have other stuff to pay for.
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dam... US has such low prices. too bad i live in canada and in canada the x1950xt's retail price is 330$
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Here's where I bought mine:
Sapphire RADEON X1950 XT 256MB PCI-Express Dual-DVI VIVO Retail at ZipZoomfly

US only, though. They were out of stock, but now they are in. $6 cheaper, too.
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Instead of paying $330 for X1950XT, you can get 8800GTS for much cheaper price

Newegg.com - EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail

Newegg.com - XFX PVT80GGHE4 GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 GRAW Bundle HDCP Video Card - Retail
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He's in Canada, maroon. NewEgg doesn't do him any good. That's why I put "US only" in my post. And not everyone wants to go nVidia.
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If the x1950xt is worth $330, the 8800GTS would be a lot more in Canada.
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