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post #11 of 22
7300's are a waste of money. Go for the 7600GT.
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Maybe check Ncix.com. I bought an 8600gt there for 150ish on sale

or wait 2 weeks and see what ati's 2600 has to offer
    
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Maybe check Ncix.com. I bought an 8600gt there for 150ish on sale

or wait 2 weeks and see what ati's 2600 has to offer
After MIR which I hate.

XFX GeForce 8500GT - $95.99

Added the 8500GT into the mix now.

I think the 8500GT will be the winner now.
    
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post #14 of 22
EVGA 8600gt - $135 if you don't use the $15 rebate

Plus it gives you $180 towards the step-up (it works on msrp right?)
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EVGA 8600gt - $135 if you don't use the $15 rebate

Plus it gives you $180 towards the step-up (it works on msrp right?)
No. What you paid for the first card to MSRP of the second.
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the 7600gt (from your list)
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post #18 of 22
Actually it was just on sale It was the evga 8600gt $154.99 at ncix.com.

That was the last sale tho not this round. Im sure there will be a big sale on them When the 2600s hit the market, just like the big sale on the 8800gts 640mb when the 2900s came out
    
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post #19 of 22
for the gaming performance, i would go for the 7600GT but for wow the 8500 would be jsut fine. If you watch a lot of movies you might want to consider the 8500 since it has hardware acceleration for video files which comes to be important when it comes the h.264 video. A processor like yours would not be able to decode h.264 well at all, so if you arent really looking for too much gaming performance, and want a more feature-rich product, i;d go for the 8500. I'm not a wow player but i tried it once on integrated intel GMA950 graphics and it still played well, so an 8500 should be more than enough.
    
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post #20 of 22
if i were you go with the xfx7900gs it mite be alittle higher not much or 8600gts would be around the same price
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