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Old 07-19-2004, 05:18 PM   #31 (permalink)
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so, more pipelines=better performance...where do you find the amount of pipelines it uses before you buy it?
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usually it says on the site youre looking at . . .

otherwise . . .

ati.com

or

nvidia.com
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OK I NEED HELP WHICH IS BETTER

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...161-109&depa=1

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-281&depa=1
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is there anything better for under 250 dollars?
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Old 07-19-2004, 10:29 PM   #35 (permalink)
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exact same; only difference is software included
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and nope . . . under $250 . . . that is best . . .

unless you dont mind $265 . . . you can get 9800pro with 256MB
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is 256 mb worth it?
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YES... of course, u want 256MB... which sounds better 128 or 256.. thats what i thought, lol... just get a 256MB graphic card... get a cheap costing one, get a used 9800Pro or XT 256MB graphics card from someone.. cuz im sure there are people that have em but are upgradin to the new x800 or 6800!!
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get it if you are a hardcore gamer...right now only a few games will take advantage of the 256 mb...i would say get it if you don't plan on upgrading anytime soon.
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YES... of course, u want 256MB... which sounds better 128 or 256.. thats what i thought, lol... just get a 256MB graphic card... get a cheap costing one, get a used 9800Pro or XT 256MB graphics card from someone.. cuz im sure there are people that have em but are upgradin to the new x800 or 6800!!
256MB offers little to no advantage right now

I'd go for the HIS Excalibur because the bigass cooler will allow for OCing
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