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ok which of these cards would be the best for under $150


xfx 8800gt 256mb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150279

xfx 8800gs 384mb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150295

gigabyte 8800gt 256mb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125089

asus 3850 512mb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121241

his 3850 512mb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161228

note this is not for me, but for a buddy of mine.
Edited by whe3ls - 5/26/08 at 8:16pm
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post #2 of 23
I would say go with either the XFX GeForce 8800GT XXX or with the HIS Radeon HD 3850. It depends if you like nVidia or Radeon.
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xfx 8800gt of course
    
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I would say go with either the XFX GeForce 8800GT XXX or with the HIS Radeon HD 3850. It depends if you like nVidia or Radeon.
its not for me, my buddy doesnt care...
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post #5 of 23
So, go with the XFX GeForce 8800GT, nVidia rocks!
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Ever thought of a 9600gt?

EVGA 512-P3-N861-AR GeForce 9600 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail - $149.99 - $10 mir

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130334

MSI N9600GT 512M OC GeForce 9600 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail - $152.99 - 20 mir

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127333
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post #7 of 23
Why no 9600GT?
But 8800GT gets my vote also.
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they have problems ... so thats why
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I've had zero problems with my EVGA 9600gt. I've never heard of them having problems either..
Getting off topic though.....

Go for the XFX 8800GT. Double lifetime warranty = teh shiznit!
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