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Old 07-30-2003, 04:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am buying a new graphics card and was wondering whether or bnot it is worth spending £6 extra on a geforcefx5600 256mb over a geforcefx5600 128mb

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Old 07-30-2003, 04:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd say it's probably not worth it. That card can barely utilize 128mb of ram, let alone 256. By the time any games will eat up more than 128mb, you'll probably be wanting a new card anyways. But hey, £6 isn't really that much...

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Old 07-30-2003, 06:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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For only £6, why not?!
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Old 07-30-2003, 06:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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get it! get it! get it!
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Old 07-30-2003, 06:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Easy devlish... lol...

I would have to agree through, for that price, why not?
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Old 07-31-2003, 03:17 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Do yourself a favor.. Find out what you can get the Ultra version of those cards for.. It makes a big difference.. But between the two.. For only the small difference, I would go with the 256Mb version.

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Old 07-31-2003, 06:44 AM   #7 (permalink)
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The 256Mb version for suuuuuuuuuuure....that isnt a difference to mention at all ( £6)
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Old 07-31-2003, 09:15 AM   #8 (permalink)
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..... besides the 5600 having DX9 architecture, it still is a low budget card on the market. It barely performed better than the Geforce 4 ti4200 on gaming benchmarks (with the exception of AA and AF tests), and the ATI Radeon 9500 performed better in all the tests, for the money i assume the card would go obsolete within the next year or 2, so i would rather go with a Geforce 4ti 4600 (if u dont have the money to buy the FX), or the Radeon 9500 rather than the FX 5600

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