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Poll Results: 3870 or 9600gt

 
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    9600gt
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post #11 of 55
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Originally Posted by JTD92 View Post
One word: The 9600GT.
Unless we're playing scrabble, that's two words...
    
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post #12 of 55
You should respect your father and not do things behind his back. If you earned/saved the $ he should respect your choice of what to buy. Sounds like a communication problem.

And you should buy 2 9600's or a 2x 3870x2's
 
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post #13 of 55
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Unless we're playing scrabble, that's two words...
LOL!!!!!!!!!!
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post #14 of 55
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Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post
You should respect your father and not do things behind his back. If you earned/saved the $ he should respect your choice of what to buy. Sounds like a communication problem.
He thinks all I do with my computer is play games with time I could spend studying with.. the thing is I pretty much don't but I always listen to my teachers in class while they are lecturing, do the work at school, and good good grades, I'm a top student in all my classes (except for French ). The main problem is that he doesn't want me spending money on a upgrading a computer just to play better games, I told him it shouldn't matter since it's my money but he threatens me with things like he'll cut the internet or won't give me an allowance.

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Originally Posted by Melcar View Post
It's a toss up really. It's still too early to say for sure, but early reviews place both of these cards very close on average. Price wise they are also pretty much the same. So at the end it will come down to preference (what "team" you like better, what drivers you like working with the most, availability of the cards in your area, warranty from sellers, etc.)
Good advice
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post #15 of 55
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He thinks all I do with my computer is play games with time I could spend studying with.. the thing is I pretty much don't but I always listen to my teachers in class while they are lecturing, do the work at school, and good good grades, I'm a top student in all my classes (except for French ). The main problem is that he doesn't want me spending money on a upgrading a computer just to play better games, I told him it shouldn't matter since it's my money but he threatens me with things like he'll cut the internet or won't give me an allowance.



Good advice
I am Vietnamese too. I understand your situation man. You need to talk to your dad. You sound like you have communication problems your parents. You shouldn't buy stuff behind their back.
post #16 of 55
Lol, your problem sounds a lot like mine, my parent's are always finding excuses to not let me use my own money on pc upgrades. I have to time it just right in order for them to let me order anything. Hopefully next week I can convince my parents to let me buy an E8400 so I can dice it with my cpu and new northbridge pot.
post #17 of 55
9600gt most tests/games its dead on with the 3870. its $20 cheaper.

and their should be a small price drop on it very soon.
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enough said..
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post #20 of 55
For a gaming rig. No question, 9600gt. For a htpc. No question, 3870.
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