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Hi guys! I was wondering what would be the best choice for a GPU upgrade, I only have about 160 to spend, I really wanted an ATI this time, but it looks like Nvidia has better offers. The 8800GS 384 is 150 with free shipping, good deal? Please suggest me the best bang! Links please!
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8800GS is ok. If you have $160 budget, then I woud go for $169 ECS 9600GT.

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Once again Lins on it man,,, go for the 9600GT, or save up a bit more cash and go for 8800GT.

The 9600GT will give a bit better performance than the 8800GS.
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post #4 of 8
get a 512MB card,9600gt is the best card if you can stretch your budget,if not hopefully you can get a 3850 512Mb for that price.they oc pretty nicely and can perform at the level of a 3870.
    
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9600Gt is the way to go ATM.

3870 is a good resonable option from ATI also.
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post #6 of 8
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Wow, thanks for the speedy replies!

9600GT it is!
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post #7 of 8
Definitely a 9600GT for the price.
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Originally Posted by Keeng James View Post
Hi guys! I was wondering what would be the best choice for a GPU upgrade, I only have about 160 to spend, I really wanted an ATI this time, but it looks like Nvidia has better offers. The 8800GS 384 is 150 with free shipping, good deal? Please suggest me the best bang! Links please!
I would check out the Radeon 3850 - it's $169 on Newegg.com and from all the reviews, it's a solid card all around.

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3151&p=1
http://reviews.cnet.com/graphics-car...-32745241.html
http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...2217044,00.asp
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