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Old 08-23-2007, 06:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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so an 8600?
I'd rather stick with evga, something like this:
EVGA GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB GDDR3 SLI Ready PCI Express DL Dual DVI HDTV Video Card 256-P2-N761-AR at TigerDirect.com
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the x1950pro beats that and its $137, and the x1950xt beats that and is $167, and the 512 version is $195
pro < xt < xt512
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:15 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I'd rather stick with evga, something like this:
But eVGA is more expensive and has lower clock speed
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x1950xt beats that and is $167,
X1950XT is out of stock

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The 512 version is also out of stock

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Depends on which game you play
Nvidia's GeForce 8600 series graphics cards - The Tech Report - Page 5

In shader-intensive games like STALKER, 8600GTS kills X1950pro

And not to mention that 8600GTS produce better image quality. I prefer having better image quality over few extra FPS
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Old 08-23-2007, 07:05 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I trust you Maroon. Which card should I get?
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The 8600GT is what maroon1 suggested up there.
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no the GTS is worth the extra money compared to the 8600gt
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get the 8600gts or 7900gs....
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