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Old 12-17-2007, 10:25 PM   #11
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Default Re: What Vid Card to get?

if you are willing to spend a bit more moeny. then get the 8800 GT for like 200 if you get a good deal
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Old 12-17-2007, 10:28 PM   #12
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8800GT 256MB cards are supposed to be around $200. Also I would take a look at the Radeon 3850, performs really well too.
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get the 7600gt same as 8600gt basically
lol he already has a 7900GT why would he downgrade?
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Old 12-18-2007, 03:24 AM   #14
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I would really recommend this if you can afford it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102714
It's a really good card for the money and you won't have to upgrade in 6 months like you would have to if you got an 8600.
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Old 12-19-2007, 06:53 PM   #15
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Well guys thanks for the advice, but I went out on a limb and spent more than i wanted too , but I just ordered this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102707

That thing just looked too good to me at that price, so i gave in lol. Anyone have that card? Please tell me it was worth it
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Old 12-19-2007, 07:00 PM   #16
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Well guys thanks for the advice, but I went out on a limb and spent more than i wanted too , but I just ordered this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102707

That thing just looked too good to me at that price, so i gave in lol. Anyone have that card? Please tell me it was worth it
Eeek...you're gonna want to return that. This card performs better for cheaper:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102713
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Old 12-19-2007, 08:10 PM   #17
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Do you mind if I ask what source you got that from. I dont know how a card with 512 ram on a 256 interface @ 2250mhz out performs a 1Gig or ram on 512 interface @ 2400Mhz - I understand the core is better but I can overclock to close, if not to that speed.


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BTW does a PCIe2.0 card work on a regular PCIe slot?
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but a GIG of memory for a Vid card is really good, right?
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Do you mind if I ask what source you got that from. I dont know how a card with 512 ram on a 256 interface @ 2250mhz out performs a 1Gig or ram on 512 interface @ 2400Mhz - I understand the core is better but I can overclock to close, if not to that speed
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=722&chart=318
The 2900PRO isn't on there, but the 2900XT (which is faster than the 2900PRO I think...) is.
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but a GIG of memory for a Vid card is really good, right?
VRAM doesn't matter all that much. 512MB is more than enough right now. 1 GB is just excessive.
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Old 12-19-2007, 08:23 PM   #20
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Oh well, Im sure the card will be fine regardless. Thanks for crushing my dreams lol jk...

how much of a difference the Pro running 1Gig GDDR4 over the XT's 512 GDDR3 that is listed?

BTW did you see my edit on the above post?
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