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Old 06-14-2004, 06:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Purchasing new video card

Hi im kinda new when it comes to video cards. Im a gamer on a low bugdet looking for a decent video card that would run most games smoothly and i was wondering if this 128mb ddr/64mbit was a good deal http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...164-004&DEPA=0

50 bucks is a pretty good price and i was just wondering if i should purchase it... thanks in advance

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Old 06-14-2004, 06:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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get a ATI 9600xt, its a little more expensive, but is a kick *** little piece of equipment

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Old 06-14-2004, 07:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, I have never heard of "Rosewill" and the 9200 isn't too good of a card either...... I wouldn't recommend buying that one

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Old 06-14-2004, 07:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well im not a high end gamer i just want a decent card that runs at a decent speed.
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Old 06-14-2004, 07:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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wat kind of game do you usually play?
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Old 06-14-2004, 07:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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hmm well lets see half-life, wolfenstein, stuff like that mmorpgs etc.

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