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Old 09-27-2004, 10:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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was wondering if anyone can tell me which video card is the best bang for your buck!!! erither off ebay or vendor. I am looking to do video editing and be able to handle the newer video games out . I am in the process of picking out a barebones system with agp 4/8. Any ideas on barebones or video card was looking to spend $220-$280 on MB, Case and processor and about 75-125 on video card.


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Old 09-27-2004, 10:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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get ATi Radeon 9600XT, if available for 125, as nVidia is currently in lead but in 6800 only(high end card) , and 125 will bring you the box (empty) + drivers CD + Manual.
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I say save the xtra cash and get this- http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-268&depa=0 . You won't regret it.
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R350 is definately a well recommended chipset. as if you can find the original ATi Built, that'll be better, and as well you might can find it cheaper on eBay. as I have seen problems with sapphire.
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Ok so get this one instead- http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-286&depa=0 ?
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HaHaHa, thats cheeky lazerman. anyway, , 22$ extra is worth the price and performance.
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Yea, the 9800 Pro is a great card for the price. In fact, I don't thing there is any better "value" card out today. I can't believe the 9800 Pro is that cheap...it doesn't seem like it was that long ago that it was a $400 card.
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OK now how about the barebones ??? Flapper
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Old 09-28-2004, 12:28 AM   #10 (permalink)
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"Yea, the 9800 Pro is a great card for the price. In fact, I don't thing there is any better "value" card out today. I can't believe the 9800 Pro is that cheap...it doesn't seem like it was that long ago that it was a $400 card."

A few months ago? Man, technology is advancing WAY too fast.
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