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Old 03-21-2005, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default this graphics card any good?

This only costs 150 from Compusa. I'm going from a visiontek 9200se pci 128 card to somethin preferrably 150 or less. If not this, any suggestions on something I can buy instore?

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-Radeon 9800 from newegg is $185.
-Nvidia 6600 from newegg is about the same price.

Check it out.
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Old 03-21-2005, 01:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Something I can buy in store.

BTW the above mentioned is a GeForce FX 5500oc Video Card, 8x AGP, 256MB DDR.
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Old 03-21-2005, 02:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You can get a 9600XT for about $140 on newegg, and probably a little higher instore.
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I bought my card from my friend for 150 and it's a eVGA 5600 ultra with ramsinks. Runs anything
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Old 03-21-2005, 06:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Chaintech GF 6600 for $122 on newegg
but its probably worth it to chip in a little extra for a 6600GT
XFX GF 6600GT for $189
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Chaintech Sucks, I have an FX 5700 from them and it's crap, it's the 2nd card and it's already dying within 6 months, the first one died within 2 months that I RMA'd.

I also personally think XFX sucks, leadtek, eVGA are couple good ones or even MSI, possibly BFG..


a 9600XT would out perform the FX 5600, it outperforms the FX 5700 for that matter.
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Yeah I will Nubis, Nubis says he forgot to add in PNY as a good card manufacter. I'm just adding it here Save him from editing it, hey it's ok!
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Meh, don't like PNY
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Chaintech Sucks, I have an FX 5700 from them and it's crap, it's the 2nd card and it's already dying within 6 months, the first one died within 2 months that I RMA'd.

I also personally think XFX sucks, leadtek, eVGA are couple good ones or even MSI, possibly BFG..


a 9600XT would out perform the FX 5600, it outperforms the FX 5700 for that matter.
leadtek is gread and you can trust them. I have a Leadtek 6600GT and it overclocker from 500 to 565 no problems. Been working great.
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