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Originally Posted by Mootsfox
Based on my previous ownership of three levels of graphics cards (X300se, 7600GS (then sli'd), X1900XT). I would say either buy this card, or an X1900XT. The difference from a mid range card to a high one is so great and you should not waste your money on something that you are going to want to replace in 3-4 months.

lol so he asks about a 80 dollar card and you reccomend him a $275 one?
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lol so he asks about a 80 dollar card and you reccomend him a $250 one?
But you get like 4x the proformance. You shouldn't spend $150 for a mid range card is what I'm trying to say here. Either OC the 7300GT crazily, or buy a topish of the line card, like a 7900GTO, X1900XT.
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox
But you get like 4x the proformance. You shouldn't spend $150 for a mid range card is what I'm trying to say here. Either OC the 7300GT crazily, or buy a topish of the line card, like a 7900GTO, X1900XT.
What if all you have to spend is 150? Get a card depending on your cash flow and what games you want to play.
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Originally Posted by steveo42024
What if all you have to spend is 150? Get a card depending on your cash flow and what games you want to play.
The only way to play games is maxed out. I switched to PC games from PS2 for that. Well...also for CS/HL2...I used to play like 20 hours a week of SOCOM II.
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[QUOTE=Mootsfox]The only way to play games is maxed out./QUOTE]


thats your opinon. some people cant afford that much of a card and are satisfied with what they can afford.
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Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241
thats your opinon. some people cant afford that much of a card and are satisfied with what they can afford.
I suppose so. I just think that there is a dead spot between the $100-$250 and then $350ish+ zones where the proformance per buck decreases a lot. From my cards, in 3d05, a 7600GS gets 27 points per dollar, whereas a X1900XT gets 42 points per buck...and the X1900XT is limited by my cpu heavily. I'm not saying your 7600gt/x1600 series cards suck, I'm saying that if you are going to upgrade in the future, it's not worth it to buy a midrange card while you save up for a high end card. (one expection to the points per buck is my x300se which can be found for $30 which gets about 50-52 pt/$)
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Yes, I'm pretty sure we've explained this many times. We don't want to spend 300 dollars on a video card Right now.. Why get a top of the line video card right now when DirectX 10 cards are very soon to being released.

Now if Mommy and Daddy bought our computer parts then no doubt we'd have Core 2 Duo's, 7950 GX2's, and Widescreen LCD's..

The whole point of building a bargain gaming rig is for that first little word that people don't read. It's for a bargain, and getting some good performance for a bargain makes you feel good I suppose.
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Umm, anyone else know where to buy this card? Newegg seems to have stopped selling this card.. Disappeared from my Wish List, Cart, and I can't find it anywhere..
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Its back on the egg...
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Scared me for a bit, I guess once people started seeing that it sold like Canned food in 1999..

So how's the 7300 holding up for you so far steveo? Any other news or performance you found out about it?
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