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Old 01-19-2005, 07:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Watch out as the sub 285 cards are almost always 128 bit. These mean the memory is half the speed. This is half peformance.

The lowest I have ever seen a 9800 Pro (saphire) retail is 267, so I am guessing this is a 128 bit.

Find out if it is or not, if it's 256 bit memory, buy it. It it isnt, buy a 6600GT.
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Old 01-19-2005, 08:06 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Doom 3 was a bad game.

I would go with the 9800pro, it comes with hl2 and you can upgrade again soon in the future because you didnt spend that much this time. I like to upgrade often and in small steps when it comes to video cards.

What card do you have in your pc now?
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Old 01-19-2005, 03:12 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yes if youre playing HL2 i know that the 9800pro is very close in competition to the 6600gt, get it.
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Same here in London,you have to haggle your a$$ off to get a card at a decent price,Ati 9800 pro goe's for $300 and a 6800gt goe's for about $550 or more
heck, there goes my idea of headin' to london then in the near future hahaha, oh well...i'll just have to either find a good canadian web site or wait for the price to come down..
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ncix.com
tigerdirect.ca
canada-computers.com

Good CDN sites
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