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What card will last me a year?

post #1 of 23
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I want to get a graphics card that will last about a year. I was thinking of getting a 7600gt but now i'm not sure.
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Core 2 duo e6300 Gigabyte 945GM S2 Inno3d 8800gt Kingston 4X 512mb kit 5300 
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WD 250GB Vista LG 26inch TV Logitech wireless 
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post #2 of 23
Get an Evga 7900GS. Thats what im getting.
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post #3 of 23
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How about this one? http://www.palit.com.tw/en/products/nv_pcie_7900GS.html

I want it so it will run most new games that come out throughout the year until the end of 2007 at Christmas time next year I'll get a new card.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 duo e6300 Gigabyte 945GM S2 Inno3d 8800gt Kingston 4X 512mb kit 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 250GB Vista LG 26inch TV Logitech wireless 
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450w Antec Sonata II Logitech wireless 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 duo e6300 Gigabyte 945GM S2 Inno3d 8800gt Kingston 4X 512mb kit 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 250GB Vista LG 26inch TV Logitech wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
450w Antec Sonata II Logitech wireless 
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post #4 of 23
do you got a budget?
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P4 661 @ 4GHz P5LD2 ATi X1950 PRO 256mb 1GB Mushkin XP 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160GB old LG Windows XP Pro NEC MultiSnync LCD1770GX 
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Saitek Gaming Keyboard Thermaltake TR2-500 ugly looking Logitech MX510 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
P4 661 @ 4GHz P5LD2 ATi X1950 PRO 256mb 1GB Mushkin XP 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160GB old LG Windows XP Pro NEC MultiSnync LCD1770GX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Gaming Keyboard Thermaltake TR2-500 ugly looking Logitech MX510 
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post #5 of 23
Thread Starter 
Yeah I do no more than $320 AUD
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 duo e6300 Gigabyte 945GM S2 Inno3d 8800gt Kingston 4X 512mb kit 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 250GB Vista LG 26inch TV Logitech wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
450w Antec Sonata II Logitech wireless 
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Could be better
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 duo e6300 Gigabyte 945GM S2 Inno3d 8800gt Kingston 4X 512mb kit 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 250GB Vista LG 26inch TV Logitech wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
450w Antec Sonata II Logitech wireless 
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post #6 of 23
7600gt or 7900 GS will do you just fine
Kopisaurus
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500gb WD Black / 2x 1TB WD Black RAID1 LG DVD/RW Super Multi Windows 7 Enterprise x64 ASUS ML239H 23" LED  
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Kopisaurus
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500gb WD Black / 2x 1TB WD Black RAID1 LG DVD/RW Super Multi Windows 7 Enterprise x64 ASUS ML239H 23" LED  
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post #7 of 23
x1950XT would be a good card.

Nothing is future proof man
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Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
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Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
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40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
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post #8 of 23
alright, go with the 7900GS
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
P4 661 @ 4GHz P5LD2 ATi X1950 PRO 256mb 1GB Mushkin XP 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160GB old LG Windows XP Pro NEC MultiSnync LCD1770GX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Gaming Keyboard Thermaltake TR2-500 ugly looking Logitech MX510 
  hide details  
Reply
My Shizzlez
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
P4 661 @ 4GHz P5LD2 ATi X1950 PRO 256mb 1GB Mushkin XP 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160GB old LG Windows XP Pro NEC MultiSnync LCD1770GX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Gaming Keyboard Thermaltake TR2-500 ugly looking Logitech MX510 
  hide details  
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post #9 of 23
i think that card is slightly over his budget lol, this isn't USD
Kopisaurus
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 5ghz 1.395v Gigabyte P67A-UD3P-B3 ATI HD6950 2GB (flashed --> 6970) 16GB Gskill Sniper 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500gb WD Black / 2x 1TB WD Black RAID1 LG DVD/RW Super Multi Windows 7 Enterprise x64 ASUS ML239H 23" LED  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 (modded) Corsair TV750W V2 Lian-Li Lancool PC-K62B Logitech G5 
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Kopisaurus
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 5ghz 1.395v Gigabyte P67A-UD3P-B3 ATI HD6950 2GB (flashed --> 6970) 16GB Gskill Sniper 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500gb WD Black / 2x 1TB WD Black RAID1 LG DVD/RW Super Multi Windows 7 Enterprise x64 ASUS ML239H 23" LED  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 (modded) Corsair TV750W V2 Lian-Li Lancool PC-K62B Logitech G5 
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post #10 of 23
x1900GT does better then the 7900GS
edit: and i meant the x1950Pro
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
Hard DrivePowerCase
40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
Hard DrivePowerCase
40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
  hide details  
Reply
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