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Hi,
Since I'm on a budget, so can you guys suggest a card which would be a worthwhile upgrade over my current 9600gt?
Is the 9800gt a good option? I'm giving away the 9600gt to a friend. So, What cards do you guys suggest?

Nvidia or ATI is okay.

Thanks
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How much of a budget are you on?

I would not get a 9800GT to replace that.
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What's your budget specifically? You can get cards a lot better than 9800GTs for not much money these days
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I went from a 9600GT to a GTX 260 Core 216, which currently are around $70 used. Otherwise, the best value card is probably the GTX 460, which can be found for about ~$100 new.
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Budget?
<100 Gts 450 (or 550 if you're lucky)
$100-gtx460
$200 gtx 560


I assume you won't be passing $200 since your on a budget.
edit: although I have a radeon, I'm not familiar with ati's prices
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post #6 of 27
90-110= GTS 450
110-140= GTX 460
140-170= GTX 470
170-220= GTX 560TI
I think a 560 TI would bottleneck your cpu a bit. A 460 or 470 would probably be pretty good. I really dont think ATI is that good, but a 560 ti is about in between a 6950 and 6970.
A 460 would probably be the best for you. Good card for a budget.
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My budget is around $100. Cant afford more than that at the moment. I'm really poor in the graphics card segment, so many options!!

What do you guys suggest?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102873
Edited by Faraz - 7/27/11 at 12:10pm
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post #9 of 27
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Budget?
<100 Gts 45 (or 550 if you're lucky)
$100-gtx460
$200 gtx 560


I assume you won't be passing $200 since your on a budget.
edit: although I have a radeon, I'm not familiar with ati's prices
Even I was thinking about the Gts 450. how is it?

Whats the difference between the GtS 450 and gtX 460?
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Ok, I just checked I'll pick up the Gtx450 thanks for the help.

Rep+ to all!
Edited by chip94 - 7/27/11 at 12:14pm
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