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Old 03-20-2004, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys i need a video card for my new system i just recently purchased the parts are on their way to my house and should be here around wednesday or so..... but i didnt purchase a video card because i didnt know which one to get..... can someone help me out on a good video card under 200 bucks..... 200 is about the limit i can spend ..... might only be about 180 ill have to check.... but can someone please help me out here and give me some advice...

**also if anyone has any cards their selling for a good deal.... id be interested in buying one**

Thankyou very much, Eric
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Old 03-20-2004, 03:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How long before the new cards come out cause i mean what am i suppose to do untill then cause i will have no graphics card !!!?!?!

thanks, Eric

**also is that 9600xt really good ???**
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Old 03-20-2004, 06:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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9600 Pro/XT is best for money
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this is off topic but....the other day i could have bought a 9600xt for $120 CND which is approx. $85 US
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from where show me the link please
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no it was at a local store which doesnt sell online
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Old 03-21-2004, 01:07 PM   #9 (permalink)
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i'd def recommend the 9600 xt. i own a sapphire radeon 9600 xt and works like a charm. here are my specs:

Intel P4 2.4 HT
Asus P4P800 Dex
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Crucial 512 ddr pc 3200
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Yeah, get the 9600 XT/Pro/whatever-the-hell-it-is. DO NOT BUY Nvidia! For the past couple of generations ATI cards have performed better than Nvidia ones and many games (especially Deus Ex 2 and Halo PC) work significantly better with ATI Cards than Nvidia. I have a Geforce FX 5600 myself and in DX2 I can only get playable frame rates at 800x600, no AA, while I've spoken (err.. "typed") with others who have a similar configuration but with a comparable ATI card who have much better performance. Also, PC Gamer Magazine has pointed to ATI cards getting much better performance in new games.
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