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Old 06-12-2007, 09:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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well here's the thing, i have no clue on which video card i want, i have no clue whether i want DX10 or not, so i have two choices:


Sapphire Radeon X1950XT 625MHZ PCI-E 256MB GDDR3 Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out VIVO OEM Video Card ---- $196.00

NCIXUS.com - Buy XFX GeForce 8600GTS 675MHZ 256MB 2.0GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV Out HDCP DIRECTX10 Video Card - PVT84GUDF3. --- $153.48, After Mail In Rebate: $123.48
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also is that 8600gts oem or retail??
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why dont you splurge $60 for a 8800gts 320 mb which is far better than both those cards?
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Yes the best bet would be to spend a bit more on the 8800GTS, but out of those 2, I would pick the Radeon.
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yeah i think those guys summed it up for ya there, the best thing to do is to spend alittle more ant get the 8800gts 320mb. i u have to chose between those two though the ati is ur best choice.
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why dont you splurge $60 for a 8800gts 320 mb which is far better than both those cards?
cuz it wouldn't fit in my budget
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get the ati then, y wont it fit?
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$123.48 after MIR for 8600GTS is not bad at all.

8600GTS performs as good, if not better, than stock 7900GS
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also the 8800gts 320 mb is another 103$
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get the ati!


it also depends on when ur ugrading next like major upgrade
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