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Old 07-18-2004, 04:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just ordered a Sapphire RADEON 9600 ATLANTIS 256MB DDR AGP8X TVO/DVI Video Card, and I was wondering if anybody here has heard of it or used it, and what they think of it. I know its not a 9800 xt or an x800, but I'm mid-class gamer, and can't afford a $435 vid card .

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I don't own one, but I've heard that it's a pretty good card. It's on the high end of the midrange spectrum, if you know what I mean. Good value for the money, definately.
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Yeah, I got it for $119 free shipping, so not a bad find, IMHO.
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Yeah, I got it for $119 free shipping, so not a bad find, IMHO.
Problem is that its not a Pro or XT, so its not that great of a deal really
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Problem is that its not a Pro or XT, so its not that great of a deal really
yup the difference between non-pro and pro is HUGE

still a good card for the money
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so which is better? a 256MB 9600 pro or a 256MB 9600 XT ?
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so which is better? a 256MB 9600 pro or a 256MB 9600 XT ?
The latter, in ATi speak, the Pro is better then the non-Pro and the XT rules all
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so which is better? a 256MB 9600 pro or a 256MB 9600 XT ?
no doubt the XT
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so the xt owns all basicaly. in the radeon scene that is.
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yea... the XT is better than the Pros.. by like 100MHz or so
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