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I need a new GPU! I will be ordering tomorrow night through paypal. My Budget is $115 max shipped! So no mail in rebates and such. I'd prefer a Nvidia card because of Linux drivers but it's not that important.
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EVGA 7600GTL
LeadTek 8500GT

Neither of these would be good on DX10. So, I recommend the 7600GT.
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sure you cant pay an extra 15?
check sig
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dualhYbrid View Post
sure you cant pay an extra 15?
check sig
Nope, I have to order tomorrow and $115 is all I've got


EDIT* Is this x1900gt a rev. 1
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Nope, I have to order tomorrow and $115 is all I've got


EDIT* Is this x1900gt a rev. 1
it is..but i think thats just a generic picture they use for rev1 and 2...
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i used to own an X1900 GT. it's a good card, and a helluva lot better than a 7600.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i used to own an X1900 GT. it's a good card, and a helluva lot better than a 7600.
I agree as well. I chose nVidia above because he said he prefer them for Linux.

Ranking, http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...d-ranking.html
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post #8 of 18
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Ya I would prefer NV, but that x1900gt is looking pretty sweet. So how far can a rev.2 with a volt mod and better cooling go?
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I want to know how that chart is based, since when can an 8600GTS beat a 7900GT in anything other than 3Dmark? I have never seen it do so.

go for the 7600 GT, or go to ebay and buy a 7900GT or GS for than kind of money.
    
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Hey, x1900s are actually supported in Linux, so you wouldn't have any issues there. x1950s, though, are another story...
    
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