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Old 08-04-2005, 01:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an ATI All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro128MB card at the moment, and it just doesn't cut it. Not only is it not that great of a card, but it's been giving me problems since day one.

I'm interested in getting a new, relatively cheap, AGP card that would give me better performance and essentially just replace this piece of junk. I have these in mind so far.

eVGA GeForce 6200 256MB
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=7&NoMapp=0

DiabloTek GeForce 6200 512MB
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...496794&CatId=0

Chaintech GeForce 6600 256MB
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...339389&CatId=0

Does anyone know much about DiabloTek? Are they even reliable?
Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Evga/gigabyte/leadtek 6600GT. Do not buy anything else unless your not gaming
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9800 Pro to 6200 would actually be a downgrade. Get no less than the 6600 GT.
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All those card's are downgrades...
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Yeah, I realize now that the 6200 is not a good way to go, but the 6600?

Any examples of cards that would be better then?

EDIT: Should I look into the 6600 GT? Here's a link

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...121824&CatId=0
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Evga/gigabyte/leadtek 6600GT. Do not buy anything else unless your not gaming
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^haha......

i suggest the eVGA or Leadtek 6600gt.
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I'm also looking to get a video card... I saw this chain of threads, and it interested me because one of the cards I was looking at it says not to get... I'm way overdue for a video card update (my device manager says MX-440 64mb). I've been looking at 256mb cards, but the DiabloTek 6200 512mb caught my eye at only $119. My problem is I have up to about $125 to spend on a new card... what would you recommend within that price range to maximize my gaming buck... I would like to go higher, but can't at this time. I like Nvidia, but am not against ATI if that's the best route to go... interested in what would be a good value card that would serve my gaming interests reasonably well considering the budget... thanks!
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http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=67948

please read

EDIT: for you the rock a 9600xt or for nvidia im not sure cause i dont know anythign lower then the 6600GT how about an fx5500
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Thanks.... I'm taking it then the DiabloTek 6200 isn't worth the time then? Seemed like a good deal at $119 and isn't the 6200 newer than the 5500?
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