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Old 12-28-2005, 05:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which graphics card is better?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102303R

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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...058672&CatId=0



I have 2gb, 300gb hard drive, cd rom drive, asus p4s800d-x motherboard, intel pentium 4 2.80GHz, 520 watt power supply, 2 great fans
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Old 12-28-2005, 05:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There all right but if you're going to upgrade video card, make it so it's going to last those cards arent going to last much longer.

Atleast the eVGA 6600GT, if you can afford a little more the eVGA 6800 128mb.
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Old 12-28-2005, 05:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I won't spend that much money cause I allready spent $1,300 on my computer!!!

Plus I have an agp port not an pci express

Pci express cards are cheaper
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Both of those cards are alright, Id go with the 9800. Do you plan on playing modern games with this computer? If you do then either way those cards are not a good choice. Go for a 6600gt or a 6800gs( yes theres an agp card of the 6800gs for crying out loud, I've had to explain this like 6 times!) if you are an avid gamer.

If you didnt plan on playing games on this comp then you've made a decent build. If you do plan on it though you shoulda gotten less RAM and invested more into a video card.
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Old 12-28-2005, 06:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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How about this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...2072&CatId=935

This is a gaming computer

I play counter strike source,counter strike, half life 2, need for speed most wanted, ect so which graphics card would be best? I only want to spend $100.00 and right now I have an ati radeon 9200 agp 256mb
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Old 12-28-2005, 06:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220

this is prolly the best bang for the buck. has a MIR. a little over 100 but just a little
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The 6600GT is better than the 6600 at a cheaper price.
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I guess I will get that thanx guys!!!
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Old 12-30-2005, 01:28 PM   #9 (permalink)
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An available 4-pin Molex hard drive power dongle

What is this? I won't buy it till I know!!!

It says its a system requirement
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Old 12-30-2005, 01:47 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Its one of the power cables that you plug into hard drives
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