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Old 03-13-2005, 04:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 03-13-2005, 04:46 PM   #12 (permalink)
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256 meg 9800 pro's are a waste of money

You shouldnt nessacarly be looking for a 256 card. If your on a budget, an 128meg card will suffice, like a 6600GT.

On low and mid end cards, the 256 meg of memory is just to sucker people in that think the more megs, the better.
I agree. The guy said he wanted a 256mb card, though.
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Dude just get an eVGA fx 6600 gt
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I agree. The guy said he wanted a 256mb card, though.
Try explaning stuff to him, and if he's really that dumb, but him a 9200 with 256 meg of ram and tell him it's a top end card.
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So far

Brand new ATi Radeon 9600XT 256MB

Or

Second hand Geforce 6800GT 256MB
Well?
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Go for a 6600GT with 128 MB RAM. Speed over RAM size my friend, speed over size.

Hmm... thats kinda funny if you take it out of context.
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I wouldn't get second-hand myself...
guess I just don't trust people
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it's not always best getting more RAM. the 128MB 9800 Pro actually outperforms the 256MB version

personally I would see if I can get a 128MB Geforce 6600, since it has smartshader 3.0 and support for all DirectX 9.0c features, performs well and is not very costly against other high end video cards
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