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post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

I'm currently considering 3 cards for a rig... not too high, not too low either.

XFX GeForce 6800XT 256MB GDDR3 137.99 -20 MIR
eVGA GeForce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 124.99 -20 MIR
eVGA GeForce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 139.99 -20 MIR

Keep in mind that I will NOT be upgrading to SLI in the future.

If you guys have any more suggestions on cards that aren't 150+, feel free to post them

Thanks In Advance,
Tyr13

P.S. I might be leaving soon for family thing, so I might not have chance to post until later.
    
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post #2 of 12
I think the 7600GT is a great card for the Price and will hold out for a long while.

I would go for the EVGA 7600GT...EVGA has a great warranty scheme and a good G-card step up program.
post #3 of 12
eVGA 7600GT
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post #4 of 12
Get the Fatal1ty 7600GT, it's WAY better than any of the others...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150213

Apparently fatal1ty is SO 1337 he doesn't even need fans on his video card and he still owns
    
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post #5 of 12
Yeah, eVGA are great cards and the 7600GT should be able to play most games now on medium-ish settings
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post #6 of 12
yep , i have to agree , for the price , you cant go wrong with the 7600 gt .
great pice , great performance . runs smooth , overclocks well .
an all around GREAT BUDGET GPU .
have a merry xmas .
happy shopping there .
cheers .
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
Ok guys, thanks for the help

Now I must decide which 7600GT card to get, the first or second...

The second 7600GT has effective memory and a little higher clocks than the first.
    
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post #8 of 12
Your basically just spending more money on the cooler. I own 2 with that smaller cooler and their fine, just get that one as it's cheaper after the rebate.
cant complain..
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post #9 of 12
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Ok, thanks for all the help guys

I will be going with the cheaper 7600GT.

Merry Christmas to all
    
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post #10 of 12
I have a X850XT for sale for $115 shipped right now. It preforms as well as the 7600 series, if not better.
    
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