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which card should I buy? budget 250$

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Lifthanger

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Hi.
I've recently fried my 9600xt (works, but throws "unreadable memory" errors) and now I'm in need of a new card.
I thought of a 9800 pro with R360 core, which is almost the same than a much pricier 9800xt. How could I know which core is used? Are there special brands using the new core?
Btw. which are the standard core and ram clocks for 9800 pros?
Or should I get another card, maybe an nvidia?
I want something I can use for the next 18 months or so, for a max of 300$.
I know there are some tricks out there (like 9800 pro to 9800xt), so maybe some modder guru can help me ;).
Thanks!
 
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Lifthanger

Lifthanger

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that's just what I wanted to here! thanks!
only problem is, I'm living in germany... no newegg here..
I should try to find a friend in the united states ;).
Is there any US hardware shop that is shipping to europe?
These cards cost about 350$ dollars here...
damn.. your card is exactly what I was searching for.. you're a lucky guy
I would also take the sapphire with 128MB and r360 core.
 
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Lifthanger

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thanks ;) I've just edited my last post while you answered..
I'm still searching for a way to get these things over to me.
8000 miles are not far, are they?
 
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Lifthanger

Lifthanger

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is there something special about the rx9800 pro from MSI?
I'm just searching through ebay, they ship to europe sometimes..

damnit: all these 9800 pro with 256MB ddrII and r360 only ship to the US..
I'm going nuts :bang head

how's this?
Ati Radeon 9800 Pro 256MB DDRII. are these R360?
 
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