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Old 06-27-2007, 10:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is this card actually any good the introductory price in the UK was 40 (approx $60 bearing in mind market difference):

dabs.com - XFX GeForce 8400GS 256MB/512MB Turbo Cache DDR2 PCIE DVI VGA HDCP (PV-T86S-WANG)

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Old 06-27-2007, 05:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's an OK card if you are conscious about price. Since it's an entry level DX10 card it should provide you with the latest technology like support for DX10, Shader Model 4, HD-DVD, Blue Ray. It beats having an integrated card.

Go for the 8600GT, it's only a few bucks more. I just build a rig for a nephew and this card is great. If you really want to play DX10 games, you'll have to opt for something higher.


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8400/8500 are pretty underpowered especially for DX10 cards and what that technology is capable of. Honestly you could spend the same cash on a DX9 card and get more bang for your buck. If you want DX10 go for atleast an 8600gt--it's not much more and it's a lot faster.
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