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Hey
Having decided to completely rebuild my computer i ran into a problem. AGP or PCI Express? i realize that PCI Express is better but could i get more bang for the buck out of an AGP card? I have a budget of about 400-500 for a graphics card since i'm gonna use my old CPU. What i know i want so far is something with 512Mb of memory and that i'd really like to have it be ATI. If anyone could recomend a good card that would be great.
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post #2 of 8
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102045
that should suit you nicely then....if you go PCIe....and yes you will get better bang for the buck with PCIe....
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post #4 of 8
The 256mb x1900xt may restrict things a little at higher resolutions

I would go for the x1900xt 512
    
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post #5 of 8
definitely go for pci express
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post #6 of 8
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Pretty....
ya so i'm liking that Sapphire X1950XTX, i mean if i ever did get greedy i could use the Crossfire .
definately PCI Express then, i just really needed to figure out a gameplan for what i needed for a mother board.
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post #7 of 8
PCI-E!!! GEt a x1900xt something(i dunno about ATI) Or a X1950XTX. There's a....copied from other thread. Sapphire Toxic X1950XTXhttp://www.hardwaresecrets.com/news/1531 for $474.99 at Tigerdirect.
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post #8 of 8
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I just was reading about the Toxic on the Thermaltake website and it seems awesome. Can you link to it, i can't find it on Newegg or Tigerdirect
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