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Old 01-26-2004, 08:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which video card is better?

I wanna get a video card, I will use it only for gaming which one is better:


1. POWERCOLOR RADEON 9600PRO Video Card, 128MB DDR\600mhz , 128-bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP[URL]



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2.POWERCOLOR RADEON 9600PRO EZ Video Card, 256MB DDR\400 mhz, 128-bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP

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If both of them are not that good can u please suggest something else at around the same price.
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Old 01-26-2004, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well, i would suggest the 128mb. no current games will use 256 mb, and the future ones that do, well, that card wont be able to run them decently anyway, so go for the 128mb with faster memory.
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don't go with that....for 160.....get the 9600 XT...it is a LOT beter and the 128 version will run future games
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Old 01-26-2004, 10:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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What about this one:

EVGA GeForce FX 5700 ULTRA Video Card, 128MB DDRII\900mhz, 128-bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP

whats better nVidia or ATI?
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Old 01-26-2004, 10:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ATI has better quality and a little faster performance......

I'm tellin you...the 9600 XT is incredible and for $160 u can't beat it......does anyone disagree?
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does it matter if its made by like powercolor or like saphire?
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play2lose are you saying that the 9800XT is $160 or is $160 more?

I can't see spending $450 - $475 for a video card that won't be fully taken advantage of. I bought the ATI AIW 9800 Pro 128 and it will run anything and everything.

ATI vs Nvida? That's an ongoing discussion around here. I say ATI.
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Old 01-26-2004, 10:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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9800 xt is around 160$-180 <- thats the price
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Guy, if you read correctly he is say the 9600XT is $160, and you can actauly(sp?lol) you can get the 9600XT for cheaper then $160.
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Good call David, thanks I did mis-read.

Stupid, where can you get a 9800XT for that price? The cheapest I have found a 9800XT is $429.00
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