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Just ordered my first ATI card since the radeon 9250

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well, i needed a new card for my backup rig because my 9600GT had to go into my Home theater PC. So i decided to go with the red team this time due to its superior price/performance ratio . I ordered a IceQ3 3870 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161218. we'll see how it performs i guess, and i truly hope it has better IQ like all the ATI fanboys say.
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damn you are up for a major upgrade lol
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Hell of a good card from what ive heard. Youll enjoy it
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well, i needed a new card for my backup rig because my 9600GT had to go into my Home theater PC. So i decided to go with the red team this time due to its superior price/performance ratio . I ordered a IceQ3 3870 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161218. we'll see how it performs i guess, and i truly hope it has better IQ like all the ATI fanboys say.
Thats so cheap. Dam in canada 3870 are so expensive more then 8800GT by alot.
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damn you are up for a major upgrade lol
from my 9600GT? or do you mean the radeon 9250? haven't used that in years.

btw is there something i'm going to have to do to get past a certain core speed or something? i seem to remember they need a bios flash or something?
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That is just SICKENING at how cheap those have gotten lately!

But seriously though, I hear that is a GREAT GPU to get. I think you ought to be pleased with it .
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