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7950GTX for gaming

however you will not be able to play DX10 games

The 8600gt is a good compromise

For rendering thats what the quatro is for.

Note gaming and rendering cards should not be used vice versa.

More gaming or rendering?
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gaming, so go with the 8600gt then? Or the 7950 GTX (running under XP pro btw, no crappy vista drivers)
    
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gaming, so go with the 8600gt then? Or the 7950 GTX (running under XP pro btw, no crappy vista drivers)
I say get 8600 so you can play DX10 games.

but 7950GTX is you have no intention of playing DX10 games (which you will)

So 8600gt FTW
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gaming, so go with the 8600gt then? Or the 7950 GTX (running under XP pro btw, no crappy vista drivers)
8600GT is decent, but it's no gaming monster.

I'd get the 7950GTX. (Although, battery life would take a bit of a hit... )
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the 2300 cant do dx10... the 2400 can tho...

the 8700M is the best right now (also DX10)
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8600GT is decent, but it's no gaming monster.

I'd get the 7950GTX. (Although, battery life would take a bit of a hit... )
and no DX10 very soon...
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and no DX10 very soon...
Soon? No. Large chunks of games will be DX9 for a pretty long while.

Plus the 8600GT is no monster in DX10.

If he plans on keeping his lappy for 2+ years, then the 8600GT or battery life is of concern, then yes, a 8600GT. Otherwise, no.
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I'd go for the 7950GTX. It's a real gaming monster, and DX 10 games will have a DX9 mode for a long time.
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I'd go for the 7950GTX. It's a real gaming monster, and DX 10 games will have a DX9 mode for a long time.
psst... there is no 7950GTX only the 7950GT... or as far as I have ever seen in a laptop
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psst... there is no 7950GTX only the 7950GT... or as far as I have ever seen in a laptop
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Ok out of all these GPU wich one would be the best. 7950 GTX with 512MB DDR3 OR GeForce 8600M GT with 512MB DDR2 OR Quadro FX 2500M with 512MB DDR3 SDRAM OR X2300HD 128mb? This is for gaming and posibly 3D rendering.
I thought it was GT only as well, but he said there was....

Plus, either way, they both are great cards, even the GTX doesn't exist.
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