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Old 11-08-2005, 03:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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9600xt 256mb: $94
9800pro 128mb: $126
6600gt 128mb: $159

here are prices on the brands of the cards i'm interested in...

my computer build seems to be costing me above my budget the further along I go so I'm trying to cut costs a little bit here and there. Now I'm not an avid gamer and don't insist on playing the latest games at the highest settings. some cool *** games (mostly fps and flight combat/simulation) at pretty decent settings. Decency is what I'm looking for, not amazement.

in a nutshell: budget vid. card. not crappy but not the best.

which of the above would be recommended?
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my 9800pro
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agreed,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220
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actually, with what you're wanting... it'd be possible to get by with what I have in my sig. It was 100 bucks on newegg. It does pretty good. I play CoD and CoD2 demo and it looks great on 800x600.

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oh yea, forgot to mention it has to be AGP. see i was planning on getting the 6600gt, but everything's getting more expensive than i thought. what's the next best thing to a 6600gt?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220

read some of the reviews
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9800XT!!!!!!!! COME ON
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220

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i HAVE, that's why i was going to buy it in the first place. so can anyone tell me what's the next best thing to a 6600gt? i'm considering that 9800pro
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f*ck it, i'll bite the bullet and get the evga 6600gt
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