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post #11 of 23
its going to look ALOT better in dx10 mode, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127284

if thats out of your budget, get a 7900gs - its beat by the 1950 pro at stock, but the 1950 can't oc for ****.
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post #12 of 23
Regardless, I still recommend the 8600GTS. At his resolution, it seems the best card to me.
    
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One thing, I would avoid the MSI 8600GTS posted. It doesn't really adhere to reference design, and has no fan control.
 
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post #14 of 23
Yeah like the others said go for the 8600 GTS
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Originally Posted by sandiegoskyline View Post
One thing, I would avoid the MSI 8600GTS posted. It doesn't really adhere to reference design, and has no fan control.
Cant you just buy a fan? There only 20 - 40 Bucks MAX

There like 120 MM Long so that shud do...


But yeah tell me if i got something wrong here...
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post #16 of 23
You could get this if you not planing to plan in DX10

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...975&CatId=1558

Or this if you wanna play in DX10

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...543&CatId=1558

GL what ever you get dude.
    
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post #17 of 23
I dont know much but I do not see how any of those cards mentioned will run UT 07 at it's highest settings.
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I've been reading around the forums and can't decide which card to get. I need a good card for around 150 dollars. I don't play any real intensive games, just UT04, CS:S, 1.6, and UT07 when it comes out. I'd like to play these games on the highest settings with as much FPS as possible. I play on a resolution of 1024x768. Thanks in advance!
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I dont know much but I do not see how any of those cards mentioned will run UT 07 at it's highest settings.
Have you ever gotten a $150 card that runs the newest games at max settings?!? The $150 is the limitation here. It will run the older games just fine though.
    
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post #19 of 23
id go with xfx7900gs or evga 8600gts,also go with brand name evga, bfg,xfx they all have the best warranties 8600gts would be my choice because of dx-10 but i owned xfx7900gs and that to is a good card to,7950 is just to much money,them you mite as well go 8800gts -320 imo
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post #20 of 23
I'd say this one: EVGA 7900GS $149.99

Or this one: ASUS X1950Pro $154.99

They are both rated very highly on Newegg, and this is most likely the cheapest place to get them (you may want to search a little to make sure). Both are going to give you about the same performance as well, and you should be able to max out most of your games at 1024x768. At least for the time being.

EDIT: Also, the MSI 8600GTS is another fine choice, mentioned by mcogan10 and Chozart. Yes, it is DX10, but it's similar in price (and general performance) of the cards above.
    
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