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I need to get a replacement vid card quick here. I know the direct X 10 cards are just around the corner so I don't want to spend a whole lot right now... what is the best vid card I can get for around $100? Right now I have a 6800 ultra, will I be able to beat it for that kind of money?

thanks for your help
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post #2 of 8
6800 Ultra kicks pretty much butt, so you won't be able to get any GFX that's faster than that for that money.
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post #3 of 8
doubt it unless you sold the 6800 on Ebay and added that to your funds.

Tbh stick with the 6800Ultra until you want the Dx10 card
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well i sold my 6800GT for 100 bucks not to long ago, so i doubt you can find a new that will be better than your ultra. just better wait it out till dx10 comes out. your card is still pretty decent
    
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hmm. Well my vid card has been giving me trouble. I keep getting a low power warning when windows starts (even though I run a 600W PSU!) and my games have gotten choppy, which they never used to be. So hence I want a replacement... maybe I should rephrase the question: what is the cheapest card I could get on par with the 6800ultra? Cheers
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post #6 of 8
May still be some type of power problem, may want to check into it. Theres really not alot on par with a 6800ultra for 100$, I seen a few 6800gs's on ebay that didn't seem like they were going to go too high, you could try your luck there.
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7600gt for around the 130 150ish range
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SubCategory=48

any of these would suite you quite good until you get your finances in order.

and here is even better with 12 pipelines, gddr3, 256mb card for only $87!
1 person said he got these stats: 45-60fps in Call of Duty 2, 60-70fps in World of Warcraft, 45-55fps in Battlefield 2, 70fps in Half-Life 2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131007
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