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Old 08-01-2004, 12:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Geforce back then was alot better, go with nvidia.
Why would you go with the MX440? it does'nt have pixel or vertex shaders like the 9200 SE and going with a 64MB videocard is suicide these days.
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i thought that the companies who distrubuted the cards were manufacturers...
They do, but Radeon is a product line, not a company in itself.
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so is Radeon part of ATi? like a branch off of it?
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Old 08-01-2004, 12:25 PM   #13 (permalink)
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ati makes radeon.

sapphire and asus to name a few, use the design from ati, and make their cards based off ati's deisgns.
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I just got a GeForce 4 Ti4200 64 MB on ebay for $52, shipping included. It would perform considerably better than the other cards mentioned here.
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Old 08-01-2004, 01:41 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Well the ATi Radeon DOES have 128mb. Anyway, would it be wiser to buy a Radeon from ATi, or another manufacturer called PowerColour ?

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My 9800 pro I have now is from Sapphire and I have not had any problems, so I don't think it really matters. Some people like to get it from the people who created the chipset(ATI) but others like to get it cheaper from other companies, and sometimes you get free games and such from third-party companies like Powercolor and Gigabyte. I guess it all comes down to personal preference.
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spatan is half right.

it does matter a little bit, performance from ati is better than from the 3rd party makers. however, you'll end up paying a lot less from a 3rd party maker and get tons more games along with the card.
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How does a Radeon 9000 PRO compare to a 9200 Radeon?!?!?
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9000 isnt as good as the 9200
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under 100 bucks........ geforce fx 5200 ultra 256mb
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