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Old 07-02-2005, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello i am looking to buy a mid range card roughly $90-$110 with 256mb memory and a core clock speed of 400mhz or more. NEEDS TO BE 4x-8x AGP. i was looking to get a fx 5700 but it isnt 256mb

any suggestions would be great
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Old 07-02-2005, 06:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The memory doesn't matter. And core clock speed doesn't matter either - well it does, but it is a combination of multiple things.

The only way to see if a GPU is any good is benchtests.

9600xt? And another 256mb of ram.
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Old 07-02-2005, 07:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you want to save some money, and want a good card then look into the geforce 6 series, might be a little over your price range but you will be disapointed with anything lower... and as for the memory.. 128 is plenty for most game.

and does anyone know a sit that has a graph that compairs benchmarks of some of the newer graphics cards?
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and does anyone know a sit that has a graph that compairs benchmarks of some of the newer graphics cards?
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/vid...04-27gpu2.html

Just choose a game from the list...
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Scrape up another $34 and buy this, otherwise u wont be happy and will have to update shortly again thereafter....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220
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i think im gonna go with the ati radeon 9600xt its in my price range and sounds like a good card

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