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Well yea i need a better gfx card (see sig ) ive got a mate selling me his old 9800 PRO for $70 AUD, but i want something better. Like a 6 or 7 series nVidia. any suggestions as to what to get?


**No more than $150 AUD please**
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Assuming that Abit board will support AGP 8X boards, which if it wouldn't I'd be very surprised, get a 7600GS AGP card. It retails on newegg for about 110 US dollars, which using Google I've discovered is about 130 Australian dollars. I recommend eVGA as I've heard nothing but good things about them.
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i concur. 7600gs ftw
    
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hmm it might be more in Australia for the 7600 GS but if you can find it there for under 150 AUS I would get it, if not try a 6600 GT or the 6800 GT, I have the 6800 in my second rig and its great. Had it since it came out and it still plays new games.

Good luck finding a nice AGP card !
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Well i had a look at the place where i get my parts from and i can get a:

XpertVision ATI Radeon X800GTO 256MB 256-bit DDR3, DVI, TV-Out, AGP 8X Interface

thats for $155AUD, is that an ok card? other than that there is:

Hightech ATI Radeon X1650 Pro 256MB 128-bit DDR2

thats $167AUD


what is the best of those two?


Oh and FYI: I can get a 7600GS for $140, but thats PCI-E. so no go there im afraid.

and im also going to overclock the card as well, so which of those 2 would be the best for overclocking?
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post #6 of 14
Since the X1650 is in your wish list go with it lol
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post #7 of 14
x800gto has an edge over the x1650 performance wise.
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by jbsmith View Post
x800gto has an edge over the x1650 performance wise.
Dont forget that the X1650 has SM3.0... If you want SM3.0 go for the X1650, if it dont matter go for the X800GTO
    
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by jbsmith View Post
x800gto has an edge over the x1650 performance wise.
But the x800gto does not have SM3 so it will not be able to play most of the more recent games!

Edit: you beat me to it lol

Edit2: just did a little search in Aussy eBay, man graphic cards are expensive in your part of the world
 
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post #10 of 14
This is the video card I'm getting.

37 U.S. Dollars

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130039
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