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Looking for a videocard sub of 200 American and i'm still very undecided. i was thinking between these....

SAPPHIRE Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3


EVGA GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3

EVGA GeForce 7950GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3

Any ideas?
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post #2 of 19
get the 7950gt and overclock it
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post #3 of 19
x1950xt, methinks.
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post #4 of 19
x1950XT. After all, testing for Crysis was done on the slightly older x1900xtx's
    
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post #5 of 19
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So far 1950 has the votes
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post #6 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigpoppaFrary View Post
So far 1950 has the votes
x1950xt seems pretty on-par with the 7950gt according to Tomshardware (it's a little better):
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphics.html

Just pick the brand you prefer, I say. Or get an evga 7950gt and step up, if you want to upgrade in the future.

[EDIT] Well x1950xt is a bit cheaper on Newegg, so I'd say get it, since it also performs a bit better.
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post #7 of 19
X1950XT is better than the 7950GT but since i got my 7950 for under 120$ i took it. Rma'd it and now i have a brand new 1.
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post #8 of 19
my 1950xt is a pretty good card.
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post #9 of 19
Yep for good DX9 card i would get the X1950XT But if you want a DX10 then you might want to save up a little bit more money to get the 8800GTS 320MB.
 
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post #10 of 19
X1950XT FTW!

Good card, just get an aftermarket cooler if you really want to OC.
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