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post #1 of 38
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I play CS:S. HL2: DM, and want to play HL2:LC but my OB graphics is limiting me, I want a card for around $100 and was wondering which one is better? The 1950GT or the 1650XT I was wondering because the 1650XT is top of the line for the 1600's
and the 1950GT is on the lower end of the 1900's

Or does thiscard fit my needs for a lower price?
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post #2 of 38
1950GT by far. no question.
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post #3 of 38
Agreed!! 1950GT FTW
post #4 of 38
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would there be any bottlenecking? My cpu is running at 2.5 and its single core

EDIT: which is better out of the 1650XT and the 1650Pro?
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post #5 of 38
Maybe a little but not much. You might want to upgrade that PSU though.
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to save money, could i go the 1600 (XT,Pro, etc.) way and get a PSU?
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post #7 of 38
think the x1650XT is better but not sure.

Yes the X1950GT is better and an awesome budget card

Your PSU will be fine aslong as it has about 17 - 19A on the 12V rail.
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post #8 of 38
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I have 2 12V rails, one is 14 the other is 16, so is it new PSU time?
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post #9 of 38
Nope that should be fine
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post #10 of 38
Yes! If you get the 1950
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