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Old 06-22-2005, 09:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am building my first computer and am on a 1k budget(can go around 1500 but preferably not). I am looking for a PCI-E x16 Graphics card as i plan this to be a gaming computer. Does anybody have suggestion on cards to buy or cards i shouldn't buy? All help would be appreciated
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6800 Ultra, theres a video card for you. Don't go Radeon.
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6800 Ultra, theres a video card for you. Don't go Radeon.
I would actually suggest saving a few bucks and getting a 6800GT and OC'ing it to Ultra speeds. It is usually not a problem at all.

If you need to go even a little cheaper than that, get the 6600GT.
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just wait until july for ATi's X900 series of cards
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just wait until july for ATi's X900 series of cards
If he has about $1000 to spend, why would he get the X900 series? That'll cost him at least half of that amount.
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good point, 6800gt is perfectly fine
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