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I'm just wondering, because I've gotten myself a decent paying job today, and the guy is advancing me a little cash because he "Likes the cut of my jib (??)"... Yeah, I don't know either, so don't ask...
But yeah, I just wanna know the best GPU (or it can be 2, hehe!!) for around £200-£220 (~£400-$440)
I was thinking 2 X1950XT's because they're 1337, and would probably be super-1337 in Crossfire (I would get another mobo obviously...)

    
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you put £400 in the title, i guess you meant $400
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I'd get the eVGA one if I got one of them. I had an 8800GTX though before, and that wasn't too special really. SLI or Crossfire would be pretty cool mind you, lol.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jakeo772005 View Post
I'd get the eVGA one if I got one of them. I had an 8800GTX though before, and that wasn't too special really. SLI or Crossfire would be pretty cool mind you, lol.
Performance > "Sounds cool"
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post #6 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by jakeo772005 View Post
I'm just wondering, because I've gotten myself a decent paying job today, and the guy is advancing me a little cash because he "Likes the cut of my jib (??)"... Yeah, I don't know either, so don't ask...
But yeah, I just wanna know the best GPU (or it can be 2, hehe!!) for around £200-£220 (~£400-$440)
I was thinking 2 X1950XT's because they're 1337, and would probably be super-1337 in Crossfire (I would get another mobo obviously...)

This is the best GPU for less that £200.

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post #7 of 17
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What's the difference between an eVGA normal and Superclocked 8800GTS 320MB? I see the core speed is 76Mhz faster, but is that it for a £20 bigger investment?
    
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post #8 of 17
you can grab hd 2900xt for 425 dollars Canadain Id think thats your best bet...
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post #9 of 17
The rules you should be following nowadays is Don't spend a bunch of money on DX9 video cards when there are very affordable DX10 cards out. Use that 400 bucks to buy yourself this video card. Seems to be the best that money can buy right now, but I suggest saving your money until you can afford an 8800GTX, which is only 100 bucks more.
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by jakeo772005 View Post
What's the difference between an eVGA normal and Superclocked 8800GTS 320MB? I see the core speed is 76Mhz faster, but is that it for a £20 bigger investment?
its factory OC'd not really worth the extra cash if you are gonna OC it yourself.
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