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Old 08-10-05, 07:45 AM Thread Starter   #1
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What graphics card should i get?


Hi all, ive just signe dup to this forum. Can any one tell me what Graphics card i should get im looking to spend around 150 -200 im running a AMD athlon 3200+ with 1024 ram and currently got a 5200 128mb in and is bottle necking badling!!

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Old 08-10-05, 09:19 AM   #2
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You should be able to get 6800GT in a few days for a cheap $$$ tag since they will drop the prices soon as the 7800GT's come out.
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Old 08-10-05, 09:20 AM   #3
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Budget-6600GT
Mid-6800-6800Ultra
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Old 08-10-05, 10:10 AM   #4
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You should be able to get 6800GT in a few days for a cheap $$$ tag since they will drop the prices soon as the 7800GT's come out.

haha you changed your tune about this pretty quick huh ?

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Old 08-10-05, 11:26 AM Thread Starter   #5
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thanks all. will have a look into this card

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Old 08-10-05, 11:39 AM   #6
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hmm, does anyone know when the prices are going to drop, because i also have a 5200 128mb, which video card should i get. I am playing bf2 and want to get at least medium graphics and i dont really want to spend more then 350cnd.

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Old 08-10-05, 06:50 PM Thread Starter   #7
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I play medal of honour spearhead/breakthrough, i know they are old games, i just need a newer G/card incase a new game takes my fancy!

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Old 08-10-05, 09:27 PM   #8
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Yep, the 6800GT should be fine for all current games that would run on med/high settings. Something like the 7800GTX would guarantee you to run at max settings without OCing, but who cares about that if we can save $200 and OC the 6800GT to run at max settings now.

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Old 08-10-05, 09:43 PM   #9
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I would go with a 6800gt. My bro plays MOHAA and it runs fine on his Ti4200. I would just go with the 6800gt because it can play all of these modern games decently, and when it can't you can just get a new card, or run them in sli possibly.
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Old 08-11-05, 06:03 AM   #10
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well i am agp, didn't want to get a new graphics card 6months ago when i upgraded to a new proccesor. So i am stuck with agp.

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Old 08-11-05, 06:14 AM   #11
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They make 6800GT's agp. Thats what mine is.

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Old 08-11-05, 10:02 AM   #12
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I think that 6800 (not GT or Ultra) will be the best card 4 u sistem, because your AXP 3200+ isn't very good for better videocards...
P.S. Your processor overclocked?
P.P.S Sorry for my bad english - a'm from russia

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haha you changed your tune about this pretty quick huh ?
Yea, soon as I found out that manufacturers will be droping the price themselves.
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Old 08-11-05, 12:18 PM   #14
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toms hardware says 7800gt is realsed today are they right?

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I accualy wanted to get the 6800gt Now I plan to get the 7800 gt
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Old 08-12-05, 06:54 AM   #16
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you should think about PCIE if you are going to spend that ammount of money. anything under 100 and stick with AGP. over 100 go for PCIE... all you will need is a new mobo. keep your processor ram etc.. just get new vid card and mobo with pciE, be future proof!

lots of people will disagree but thats my 2p.

Get a 6800GT / 7800GT and clock it to ultra speeds.. you will need a new PSU though chris because the latest nvid cards drink up your power.
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Old 09-12-05, 08:50 AM   #17
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chris a 6600GT is only 90 quid on ebuyer, although u will need a new psu
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