Gfx Cards

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  1. RebelYell101

    RebelYell101 Well-Known Member

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    I just upgraded mine to a Radeon HD 4350, which may not be great, but was relatively cheap and a huge step up from my old one. =D So, how about you? I don't know much about computer hardware, so I'll have to google anything you type in this thread, lawl.
     
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    Zohair Formerly zohBOT

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    Well as for me, I own a nVidia GeForce 8800 GT - 512MB GDDR3 Graphics card and it does fairly good compared to my old one which was the 8800 GS - 512MB GDDR2 128-bit.

    But I'm now planning to go for the 8800 Ultra as I think it would be great to play some new games on.
     
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    9500 GT at the moment.
    When I've got a bit of money to spare, upgrading to a 9800 GT
     
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    if anybody wants to send me a spare gfx card i'd appreciate it :P
     
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    Zohair Formerly zohBOT

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    LOL GP, you're a good designer and I don't expect you to joke like that.
     
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    i mean for pc games :eek:
     
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    Zohair Formerly zohBOT

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    Oh okay, well wouldn't you rather buy an XBox 360/Playstation 3 than buying an expensive graphics card for PC games?
     
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    Graphics cards are cheaper than consoles.

    Just FYI
     
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    My laptop has a nvidia GeForce 8600, but I never even play games on it, lol.
     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    4350?


    as in 4 - THREE -50?????????


    that's a piece of garbage.

    4770, or 4850 or GTFO

    a $70 graphics card walks circles around a $400 PS3

    the 8800 ultra uses more power than a 4770, costs more, and has less overclocking potential
    on top of that it's slower at stock.
     
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    lol aren't 880 ultraz the cards that caused all those deformed children to be born back in 2007?

    i have a nvidia 5200 and its tha hsit.

    lallz
     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    yep the 8800s were the super cards...

    TWO YEARS AGO.
     
  13. RebelYell101

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    If you read my post, xlink, which it doesn't surprise me you didn't. My old card is horrible. I couldn't even get 100FPS is CS. It's a decent card, it was 70 bucks.
     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    I read it.

    the 4300s just suck.

    there's a reason why they sell for $25 for one... and keep in mind that it probably has around $10 worth of memory and $10 worth of circuit board and $3 packaging on it...
    you're dealing with a graphics card with a $2 GPU on it.

    basically a pile of...
    a $70 9600GSO is probably around 5 times as powerful.
    same for the 4600, which has 360 stream processors instead of 80

    [​IMG]
     
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    Which one do you recommend Xlink for new generation games, example the Need for Speed Undercover.
     

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