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Old 08-01-2004, 11:50 PM   #21 (permalink)
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i just bought the ATI Radeon 9200 ($69 after rebate) and i must say its a very nice card if you are the average gamer. If you're one serious gamer, look for something else. But for $70, I don't think I can ever complain.
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Old 08-02-2004, 12:16 AM   #22 (permalink)
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But i heard that 9200SE was very poor.
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Old 08-02-2004, 03:24 AM   #23 (permalink)
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blah..i think SE is the downgraded version for everything. lol
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Old 08-02-2004, 06:08 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Is a Saphire 9200 Radeon worht it for 28$ USD?
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Old 08-02-2004, 06:36 PM   #25 (permalink)
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lol $28 if you dont want to game...yes. If you game at all...no.
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Old 08-02-2004, 11:01 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Well, I am going to save up and buy a higher-end graphics card at the end of th emonth. Wish me luck!
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Old 08-02-2004, 11:46 PM   #27 (permalink)
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9000 isnt as good as the 9200
Ofcourse the 9000 is not as good as the 9200, it's alot better!

http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...ic_r92p/4.html

"""Conclusion:
As shown by the benchmarks, the regular Radeon 9200 cannot beat a Radeon 9000 Pro even though it has AGP 8x. Had there been a Radeon 9000 non-pro in the office for benchmarking, the scores would have been within 2% of the FIC A92. With these scores, its a viable upgrade for owners of a GeForce 2 MX who are looking for another budget gaming card to replace their budget gaming card from 2 years ago, but not too many other people.

As the Radeon 9200 performs worse than the 9000 Pro and 9100 families, those two cards are a better buy on a per dollar basis."""


Here is another article where a 9000 slaughters a 9200:
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/vid...t/fic-a92.html

ATI is smart, they discontinued the 8500, 9000 and 9100 series which performs better overall than the cheaply made 9200.

I recommend a Ti4200 for budget or a 9800 Pro for mid-gaming.
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Old 08-03-2004, 12:13 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Wow thansk for the information. I might even consider getting a 8500 now since it shows its better than 9000. :S
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Ugh** lol stupid ATi...dont get them...

fofoo get a nice one.
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Old 08-03-2004, 12:29 PM   #30 (permalink)
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fofoo, save up a bit more and just get the ati 9600 or a gforce fx 5600, they will be better then the ones you looked at.
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