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Radeon 9600XT vs. Radeon 9800XT

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eternity2002

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Dec 19, 2003
Hi!

I want to buy a new better grafic card (I want to update). Now I´m using a GeForce2 MX and I don´t know which card I should buy:

:confused: Sapphire Radeon 9800XT or
:confused: Sapphire Radeon 9600XT ????

Do you know the main differences?

Is the 9800XT worth the money, it's twice as expensive than the 9600XT!

thx, eternity2002
 

Evnas

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The 9600 is a mid-range card, while the 9800 is the best performing card out there. The "XT" on the end doesnt suddenly make the cards comparable

Whats your budget?
 
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eternity2002

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is the 9600xt good enough for the actual games, like "SpellForce" or things like that???
 

resoluteK

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Unless you're inundated with cash at the moment, I'd pick the 9600xt over the 9800xt. 9800xt's just aren't worth the price right now. However, I'm personally trying to decide between a 9600xt and a 9800pro.. hrmm...
 

Skiing Squirrel

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Im running a geforce3 and play several of the newer games with no lag or anything. 9600xt gets my vote (...and the fact that it might be sitting under the christmas tree has nothing to do with my vote :p )