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Originally Posted by Nilaihah View Post
Found these in a good price range. 80-90 euro - Honestly more than I wanted to spend, but if they'll run those two games decently I could probably stretch it.

Thinking in going with a EVGA GeForce 7600GT 256MB

Good? Bad? Any other suggestions?
My ATi x850xt runs Oblivion really nicely on pretty high settings...not sure how much you would have to dish out... i think they are pretty pricey cards still for some reason lol
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70 euros is not much for a gpu.

You might be able to get a x800gto at that price which will run oblivion fine.
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ya try to find a evga 7900gs thier great cards i run both games nearly maxed out with my modded card. Oblivon is maxed out but for nw2 i cant turn the stuff up to 4024 or watever i run it at 2000ish.
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Well, not on all system. Both games run great on mine.
Seriously, though, they are both demanding. If you can get a 7900 series, you should be ok.
Haven't been able to find any of the 7900 under 100 euro - This other:

POINT OF VIEW GeForce 7600GS 512MB DDR2, TV-Out, DVI, 400Mhz/800MHz, PCI-Express

Is in the price range I could take - if either this one or the EVGA that I mentioned before manage to run both games half-decently I'd be happy. (For reference, the 7300LE I have runs them slightly under what I call decent after a load of tweaking - but I guess it runs them so I should be happy)
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7600GT or greater would be your best bet...anything less won't give you too great of an experience...especially with two of the most demanding games ever released.
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70 euros is not much for a gpu.
Yeah, I know... I wasn't really saving for a GPU, in the matter of fact kind of in an economic low ATM. Wish my GPU would have quit on me on a better time.
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Yeah, I know... I wasn't really saving for a GPU, in the matter of fact kind of in an economic low ATM. Wish my GPU would have quit on me on a better time.
You missed out Play.com sale this morning.

They had the 7900GTX (512mb) and 8600GTS OC (256mb) for £39.99 delivered (each)

I placed my orders but status for my order is awaiting stock, some other folks got their orders in early (7:30 this morning) and got a 'packing' note.
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You missed out Play.com sale this morning.

They had the 7900GTX (512mb) and 8600GTS OC (256mb) for £39.99 delivered (each)

I placed my orders but status for my order is awaiting stock, some other folks got their orders in early (7:30 this morning) and got a 'packing' note.
Drat, a shame definitely - again, this whole thing caught me unprepared. Their prices right now are not really anywhere better than either elara.ie, komplett.ie or dabs.ie though.
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Ya it sucks when somthing dies when your straped for cash. Nothing breaks when you got money rolling in.
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That EVGA 7600GT I was going to get is out of stock, 7 day wait.

What about this:

Sapphire X1650 PRO

Bus Width
128-bit

Installed Size
256 MB

Memory Clock Speed
1.4 GHz

Technology
GDDR3 SDRAM


Memory clock slightly slower than the 7600GT, Core clock slightly faster. Should I wait it out for the 7600GT or just get this one?

Good or bad for the games I'm aiming to play decently?
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