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I saw an Inno3d 9600GT that costs around $190 just after I closed the deal with the seller. The XFX 9600GT is $240 (around the same as a 3870 here), which is out of my budget's reach.

Thanks for everyone's input I'll probably sell the card and get the Inno3d after a few weeks when the prices go down.
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could go for a 3850
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Well, I managed to smooth it out and cancel the deal. The 3850's prices haven't settled and the 9600GT is ~$50 cheaper than it. Guess I'll be leaving the ATi camp...
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I say nay and hold out


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Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
Most benchmarks I've seen show the venerable X1950XT competing rather admirably with a lot of newer cards on the market. Given your situation, it's not a bad choice. I would personally hold off and try to get something a little better, but that's easy to say while I already have an X1900XT.
I used to own a x1950xt. overclocked, tweaked and so forth it still could not even come close to keeping up with my card using the stock clock speeds. now that I have overclocked the 2900 pro it is just a slaughter.
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I used to own a x1950xt. overclocked, tweaked and so forth it still could not even come close to keeping up with my card using the stock clock speeds. now that I have overclocked the 2900 pro it is just a slaughter.
Considering the age of the card I mean - I don't mean to say it goes toe-to-toe with any of the newer cards, but it hasn't fallen as far behind as the 7900 series seems to have. All those extra shaders were a good idea after all.
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