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Geforce 7600GT 256MB - $121.00

couldnt find 7950 GT, closest was 7900 GX2 and its $930.

I get these prices from www.shopbot.com.au if you get curious. if there is a BIG difference in american prices and aussie prices, i dont mind shipping

Would the geforce 7600gt 256mb be powerful enough to do its job and even some more with no probs? if so its a great substitute.
    
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Accident. Delete this.
    
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Geforce 7600GT 256MB - $121.00

couldnt find 7950 GT, closest was 7900 GX2 and its $930.

I get these prices from www.shopbot.com.au if you get curious. if there is a BIG difference in american prices and aussie prices, i dont mind shipping

Would the geforce 7600gt 256mb be powerful enough to do its job and even some more with no probs? if so its a great substitute.
depends on what you want to do mate. You want to game? Do work? Media Center?

If you want to game , dont get the 7600 , its not powerful enough. Get something like a 7900GS , which is at a pretty good price now.


Okay , video cards.
Simply put , it processes graphics. The more expensive = faster , better , newer.
cheaper= slower , lower and bad.
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post #14 of 30
The E4400 will beat the P4 3.4 ghz. It doesn't mean 2 cores of 2.0 ghz exactly. Honestly I'm not sure exactly what it means, but umm the X1950 Pro would probably be your best buy for what you have for graphics card options.
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Haha, yes, graphics cards processes graphics. i know THAT much. I understand them and get the gist of what they do but im not updated with the current graphics cards out and i dont know how much i need to do my things.

I want to game a bit, video editing, music/sound editing and photo editing.

wont be hard core gaming though. but i want games like BF2 and games of that caliber to work well, doesnt havent to be highest of all settings but i want it smooth and good.

the 7900GS 256mb is $275.00 which is 5 bucks cheaper than the sapphire radeon x1950 pro 512mb.

well i got a duel core for about the same price so im happy with that. any other changes that could reduce the cost? i dont see how. its pretty low key. the lcd which is the other big cost is a great price for a great monitor (could be wrong).
    
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Whatever you do, don't get anything with the name "Pentium" in it.
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Haha ill try to remember that. Cheers.
    
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post #18 of 30
Wont that P4 bottleneck your GPU?

Get a C2D dude.
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post #19 of 30
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Yeah ive updated the list. Sure, did nothing to the price but at now i got a C2D.

Check out the updated list... pretty much nothing but teh mobo and the processor:



heh, my graphics card is as much as my lcd. thats golden.
    
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Is the webcam needed? just wondering!
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