How's My Graphics Card?

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Trax, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. Trax

    Trax Well-Known Member

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    I'm a friggin' noob in graphics and I don't know what's my stat on my graphics card, Radeon 9600. Now tell me, It sucks or what?
     
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    um, well, its old, and it could be better.
     
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    Bumpies!
     
  4. xlink

    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    which one?

    9600 RV350 130 nm 325/200 4:2 1300 163 128-bit 6.4 GB/s
    9600 --- RV350 130 nm 400/300 4:2 1600 200 128-bit 9.6 GB/s
    9600 XT RV360 130 nm 500/300 4:2 2000 250 128-bit 9.6 GB/s

    by todays standards it's fasirly weak(comparable cards cost $20-30) but when it came out it was fairly good
     
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    Echomander Well-Known Member

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    Hope you don't take this the wrong way, but a lot - most graphics cards aim to be good when they comeout.
     
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    lol ^
     
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    i lol'd

    umm, he clearly stated that at the time this card came out it was pretty good (implying that it was better then other cards around the same release time)

    and yea its pretty outdated.
     
  8. xlink

    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    no, most graphics cards are produced with the aim of being commercially successful, not overly powerful.

    if power was the goal, cards would cost a lot more, take a lot more power, and would require multiple stage cascade cooling
     
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    Echomander Well-Known Member

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    You're right, although it has to be up to standards, otherwise, there aren't many who will buy it.
     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    if ti's cheap enough, there will be tons.

    by my standards, my 7600GT barely cuts it.

    but I got it for around $70
     
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    very old but mine isnt much better lol
     

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