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Get a new ati x1950xt NOW or save up for a 60gb ps3?

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As the title says should I get an Ati x1950xt now or save up and get a 60gb ps3? I personally am kinda sound with my pc's performance so far and the main reason that I even thought of getting a new GPU is because of the $200 that has just practly landed on my lap. Now I can probley milk my parents for some cash for the ps3 probley like another $200. Now don't say ohh get a wii or xbox 360 because I dont want them at all since I already have a freind with a 360 and a few who are getting the wii. I am leaning twords the ps3 though because of the fact that it can install linux and all of its multimedia cabilities, also it would allow there to be another source of internet since I have freinds over and we all want to get on the net but I only have 2 comps and a laptop. Also my ps2 is starting to get its laser messed up so it would allow me to play all of my ps2 games still.

BTW I want reasons too, not just get this because really that does nothing to help me.
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um which do you want a ati x1800xt or the ati x1950xt? cause it says both...
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save for a r600
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Quote:
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save for a r600
do what the man said.!
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post #5 of 30
I would go with the PS3. There are a few good games out for it now and early next year tons of great games are being released. With all the plus sides you mentioned to getting a PS3 it sounds like that is definitely the best choice.
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Ps3 Ftw
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PS3 btw...
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1950xt.
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I am pretty sure that I am gonna save up for the ps3 because if I ever change my mind I will probley have enough to get a new 8 series geforce.
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The PS3 is overpriced, and there's only one game on it that is even interesting enough to want to consider paying the hefty price (Resistance). But if you're happy with your PC now, there is little motivation to upgrade your video card.

So if you're hellbent on spending the money, it's a toss-up. But my true opinion would be to spend the money on something else altogether.
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