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Old 08-08-2005, 04:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Well I voted for new vid card. If you feel that your X800 Pro is beyond help (performance-wise, that is), get yourself a 6800 GT/Ultra.

Buuuut as the others have said, saving up for a whole new system is going to pay off a lot more in the long run...

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Old 08-08-2005, 04:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The next major platform for AMD in Q1 of next year. The biggest change would be the migration to DDR2.

You are indeed in an interesting situation. For example, since I am using socket 939 which has access to all of AMDs current cores I intend on skipping AMD and DDR2 unless they impress me otherwise. You also would be looking at an AGP card, and buying a new one would be silly at this point.

Since you don't have any intention of overclocking though, save your money
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Old 08-08-2005, 05:50 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Save up your moula and then buy/build the killer puter of your dreams!!!!!!! :0
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Old 08-08-2005, 07:14 PM   #14 (permalink)
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why does he need a graphics card? the x800pro isnt dated. heck its only second to the top of the line. I would say ram or save up for a new system.
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Old 08-08-2005, 07:24 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Well, buying another AGP would be kindda waste of $$ at this stage. I'd say you should save up. Put up with your X800 pro for a lil while longer ..
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Old 08-08-2005, 07:43 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 08-08-2005, 09:37 PM   #17 (permalink)
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For $500 you can get a new Vga card and some Ram.
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Old 08-08-2005, 10:09 PM   #18 (permalink)
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But at $500 I would just save up and get a nice rig. You could do what Sniper said and then switch it over when you get a new build.
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Old 08-08-2005, 10:32 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I voted for you to wait!

As YanBooth mentioned, you are building an M2 next year by the sounds of it. I would just wait.

I dont think that getting another AGP vid card just to throw it away in less than a year is clever.

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Old 08-08-2005, 10:42 PM   #20 (permalink)
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save up 100 or 200 more and get a semi cheap pci express mobo and a pci express vid card?

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