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Old 10-10-2004, 10:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I am not a video card expert, so I am wondering, would this video card be good for gaming (with very graphical games, like EverQuest II)?

ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 Pro 128MB

If not, what's a good card, and where.


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Old 10-10-2004, 10:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That must be a laptop version, there good but a ati 9800 is better.

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Old 10-10-2004, 11:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Mobility is for laptops. It's a good card and it will run that game, but, as BRoWZ stated there are better cards. There is a 9800 Mobility card out.
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Old 10-10-2004, 07:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hello again, I am getting a laptop. I am wondering, is the 9700 fairly old? Is the 9800 Pro WAY better?
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Old 10-10-2004, 07:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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the 9700 pro will run almost all games out now.. the 9800 pro is better tho. If you can spend a few more $ i would get the 9800pro, it will last you a lil longer
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wouldnt the 9800pro, decrease the life of the battery compared to the 9700?
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Old 10-10-2004, 10:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
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im ordering this laptop from ABS, and 9800 isnt an option. Since 9700 sounds pretty good.. i think i'll go ahead and order it. Thank you all for your input.
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Old 10-10-2004, 11:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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The Radeon 9800 will consume more power.

eq1986, the Radeon 9700 will do fine.

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