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    vid card

    Post by kebe on Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:40 am

    Hi
    As a few months have past since I last saw a post on video cards was wondering which card now a days ppl think I should get
    Looking at around $200 (give or take $50) price range

    Thanks kebe
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    Re: vid card

    Post by Dwimm on Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:45 am

    I got my 8800GTX from newegg for 259, with a 30 dollar mail in rebate... good card... big as a small buick, though... Very Happy

    game runs like a dream on it... all settings maxxed out... Very Happy
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    Re: vid card

    Post by Zeh on Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:52 am

    go with an 8800GT or a GTS512, if you can afford it the GTX is great.

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    Re: vid card

    Post by Virgil on Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:39 am

    Im holding off for the new ATI 4850 and 4870s that should be out the 16th of this month. Depending on how they play out they could be an amazing deal.

    The pricing is somewhat confusing but it appears that the 4850 will be around $230.

    Nvidia is also launching new cards in the middle of this month but these are going to be around $600.

    At any rate, it might be worth it to just wait it out and see what these new cards provide and if nothing else what the fallout will be for an 8800GT or 3870, both strong cards.
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    Re: vid card

    Post by kebe on Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:18 am

    thanks for the input
    what do u think about this card

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130325

    or i may just wait if they are coming out with new card soon the price should drop on the ones out now
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    Re: vid card

    Post by Rastas on Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:23 am

    I know it does not support SLI yet, but I run 2 8800GT, all maxed out, the game runs very well.
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    Re: vid card

    Post by Liathan on Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:49 am

    depending on how old your mobo is it may not take the card if it doesn't have a PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot as I've been told the cards aren't backwards compatible.

    for the new system I'm building I think I'm going with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127329 x2.


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    Re: vid card

    Post by Killer_Shark on Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:53 am

    kebe wrote:thanks for the input
    what do u think about this card

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130325

    or i may just wait if they are coming out with new card soon the price should drop on the ones out now
    kebe

    That is a great card. Same one I use and it performs very well.

    If you can wait, I would try to hold out on buying a card for a few weeks. When the new Nvidia cards come out it may help to lower the prices of the current cards alittle.
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    Re: vid card

    Post by Fregarum on Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:01 pm

    PCI express 2.0 is backwards compatible with the exception of a couple
    of revisions (1.0 and 1.1a i believe, all others are fine)

    and I'm currently running 2 9800GTX's. They are basically the 8800GTS 512MB's with higher clocks, and can outperform the 8800Ultra (WITHOUT anti-aliasing) I'm very happy with them so far Very Happy

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