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A new PNY Verto 7900gs for $140.00. Is that a good deal? Or should I wait till dx10's mid range cards? Thanks.
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I would say it's a good deal. It'll hold you off until DX10 gets better / more stable. However, not sure it'd be much of an upgrade from your x1800XT. Just OC that 1800 and have fun with it until the R600 cards come out.
    
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I would say it's a good deal. It'll hold you off until DX10 gets better / more stable. However, not sure it'd be much of an upgrade from your x1800XT. Just OC that 1800 and have fun with it until the R600 cards come out.
Thanks. I was thinking of giving my lil bro the 1800xt so I was just wondering when the dx 10 midrange will release. My budget is kinda modest (no more than 200) for a video card. Is the 7900gs for 140 a good deal? I'll be screwed if a new kickass midrange card that costs 200 kills the 7900gs in a couple of months.
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there likely will be a better card in a couple of months for the money. but for $140 the 7900gs is a decent deal, probably about on par with your x1800xt.
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Why not give him the 7600?

I would say that you won't get better than the 7900GS for $140. If your budget is up to $200, I'd say maybe look into a 7900GT. Don't know, but the 7900GS is a great card for the price.
    
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That costs 200...likely not. I would take that card...its not necessary that you are ready for DX10 right away, you know? I'd personally stick with the x1800xt, but if thats going than the 7900gs is a great deal
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7900GS for $140 is awesome!

But yeah, in 3 months all the current cards will be worth less.
     
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The 7900GS is like a 7800GT on steroids....its about dead even with a stock 7800GTX. (the lack of 4 extra pipes, and a vert. shader are easily made up by its clock speeds.)

At $140, the 7900GS makes the 7600GT a bad decision.....
    
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