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Old 07-12-2008, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey again, I know, another topic by me, but I'm still planning out my first system, and I was wondering if I could get some opinions on video cards...

I'm looking for a good one, and my budget is probably around $200 to $400. I was going to get a 9800 GX2 but I figured I'd get some opinions first. What do you guys recommend? Is the GX2 really worth the $400? Should I settle for something else?

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yes.. the 9800gx2 is worth 400... i owned one, and that thing ate up any game out there...

but... better option would more than lkely be 2 radeon 4850's if you have... or can get a crossfire motherboard

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2 Ati Radeon 4850's in crossfire, If you don't have the PSU for it, get a 4870, and follow the steps.

YouTube - 4850 Fan Fix

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Dual HD 4850's with an Asus P5Q Pro and Q6600 is really good and can play every game out there (except maybe Crysis) at max
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