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Just a quick question.

My max resolution is 1280x1024 and I'm wondering which of these 2 cards to get.

I can get a Sapphire x1950 Pro for £115, or a 7600GT for about £90 from this site where my dad can get VAT-free stuff through his workplace. Pretty decent site!

Anyway, which would perform better for me?

I mainly play Guild Wars, FEAR, CSS, but I want to able to deal with upcoming games too.

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The X1950PRO would perform better no doubt with upcoming games, but for the games listed, a 7600GT is enough
 
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post #3 of 10
£90 = $170USD
£115 = $217USD

Go with x1950PRO, hands down...no question about it. Nobody here would pay $170 for a 7600GT, especially when the x1950PRO is so much better.
     
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post #4 of 10
The X1950PRO would be the best buy here out of those two cards and will give you better performance than the 7600GT and will be much more future proof. However if you where thinking of a move to DX10 then the 7600GT would be a better choice and save up from there..However if not then the X1950PRO is for you.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
The X1950PRO would be the best buy here out of those two cards and will give you better performance than the 7600GT and will be much more future proof. However if you where thinking of a move to DX10 then the 7600GT would be a better choice and save up from there..However if not then the X1950PRO is for you.
Even if he wants DX10, the difference after he sells his used card(in the future) would be less if he went with an x1950PRO.
     
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post #7 of 10
x1950pro for shure. Brand doesnt really matter. Get the cheapest one
Probably Sapphire and thats a good one
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post #8 of 10
alot people think X1950pro Better than 7900GT. so 7600GT is noting.
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Alright cheers guys, you all helped me make up my mind so reps for you all!
    
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With my crap ram and horrible stock cpu I get 4217 on 3dmark06. I don't think ANY 7600GT could match that. This thing can do 5500...
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