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Poll Results: BVuzz.

Poll expired: May 30, 2011  
  • 24% (8)
    GT 440 128 Bits 1024MB DDR3 810MHZ EVGA 107$.
  • 3% (1)
    GT 430 128 Bits 1024MB DDR3 700MHZ EVGA 99$.
  • 48% (16)
    GTS 250 256 Bits 512MB DDR3 675MHZ EVGA 112$.
  • 24% (8)
    9800GT 256 Bits 512MB DDR3 550MHZ EVGA 105$.
33 Total Votes  
post #11 of 34
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
Pentium 4 520?

9800gt if i had to choose, but pentium 4? You can only play cs 1.6/cod4 with special configs with that cpu..
Hey no one asked about that. So go troll somewhere else. Do the poll or walk away ! jeez.
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post #12 of 34
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Originally Posted by 5outh View Post
It's impossible to recommend a GPU if you don't specify your budget and what you want to use it for.

5770s offer good gaming performance for the price.

Although I consider a $100 card fairly inexpensive, I can't say what you consider to be "cheap." Be a little more specific and maybe someone can help you out.
Newegg has a sweet deal for a 5770 this weekend. I think it is in the 70's it is part of their memorial day sale.
    
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post #13 of 34
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Originally Posted by Build It Fast View Post
Newegg has a sweet deal for a 5770 this weekend. I think it is in the 70's it is part of their memorial day sale.
Check OP.
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post #14 of 34
GTX 250 is the fastest among those
post #15 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
Pentium 4 520?

9800gt if i had to choose, but pentium 4? You can only play cs 1.6/cod4 with special configs with that cpu..
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gothiq View Post
Hey no one asked about that. So go troll somewhere else. Do the poll or walk away ! jeez.
I think he's just trying to point out that you're wasting your time and money... that's all.

Not trolling, just being blatantly obvious.

Considering your current processor and "Thermalmaster" PSU, I'd recommend the GT430 or GT440.
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post #16 of 34
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Originally Posted by Gothiq View Post
Hey no one asked about that. So go troll somewhere else. Do the poll or walk away ! jeez.
I am not a troll.

Using a pentium 4 for gaming is a serious mistake.

I don't want you to be disappointed.

Please don't call me a troll.

Cheers.
post #17 of 34
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Originally Posted by Bo_Punk_2.0 View Post
Not trolling, just being blatantly obvious.
Thanks Mr.Obvious. Thanks for stating the obvious.


Wow. How do people like 9800GT so much. I was hell bent on getting 250 .

9800GT on my PSU? Yes it will handle as i know, but still it uses more power. Heat too but its not an issue.
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post #18 of 34
I voted for the GTS250 based on your choices because its the most powerful and best deal among that bunch, but honestly I dont think any of those prices are good at all.

For an old system like that- I would grab and EVGA refurbished 9800gt ($50) or GTS450 ($85). Then start saving for upgrading everything else.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
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post #19 of 34
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Tell me guys, can GT440 overclock :? ?.
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post #20 of 34
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Originally Posted by Gothiq View Post
Thanks Mr.Obvious. Thanks for stating the obvious.
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