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I'd buy an X1900XT from the for sale section for $255.00
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Get a 7900gs, my 7800gt played many games with no problem, I'm sure the 7900gt or gs will even have a problem.
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I'd personally wait on the direct X 10 cards. after all, besides vista, what's going to be using direct x10 right away? um, nothing. Now, I could be wrong, wouldn't be the first time, but I haven't heard of any direct x 10 games being released soon.
I'm thinking it's going to be next xmas before we start seeing a bunch of direct x 10 capable games.
That's why i'd wait on the card until there's some choices out there. No point in buying a card now when you won't be using those capabilities for a bit.

this is, of course, my opinion. Doesn't mean it's right, or wrong, it's just a conclusion I came to based on my experiences, thoughts, and knowledge, and probably some guessing also. =)
    
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I find my 6800GS churning out good frame rates on high quality games....I don't see a reason to go over a 7900GS, unless you <3 8AA and 16AF at very high resolutions.
    
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I found a 7600GT from BFG for $78.99 (Yes, New not used).

Whatcha think?
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Get it, It'll hold you off quite nicely.
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I'd personally wait on the direct X 10 cards. after all, besides vista, what's going to be using direct x10 right away? um, nothing. Now, I could be wrong, wouldn't be the first time, but I haven't heard of any direct x 10 games being released soon.
I'm thinking it's going to be next xmas before we start seeing a bunch of direct x 10 capable games.
That's why i'd wait on the card until there's some choices out there. No point in buying a card now when you won't be using those capabilities for a bit.

this is, of course, my opinion. Doesn't mean it's right, or wrong, it's just a conclusion I came to based on my experiences, thoughts, and knowledge, and probably some guessing also. =)
Except for Crysis, UT2007, FSX (a patch is being released to support DX10), and a crapload of other awesome-looking games.
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Where do you get this info from?

Anyways, that card would hold you over nicely if you want to wait for a DX10 card.
You don't need proof. Christmas is almost here and we're talkin about electronics here. Prices always drop after christmas.
    
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I'd personally wait on the direct X 10 cards. after all, besides vista, what's going to be using direct x10 right away? um, nothing. Now, I could be wrong, wouldn't be the first time, but I haven't heard of any direct x 10 games being released soon.
I'm thinking it's going to be next xmas before we start seeing a bunch of direct x 10 capable games.
That's why i'd wait on the card until there's some choices out there. No point in buying a card now when you won't be using those capabilities for a bit.

this is, of course, my opinion. Doesn't mean it's right, or wrong, it's just a conclusion I came to based on my experiences, thoughts, and knowledge, and probably some guessing also. =)
Flight Simulator X is out now with DX10
    
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