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So I'm getting a better card than the 8400gs (I know right).
I have several choices
7900
8800
9800

Now the 7900 isnt even for sale anymore, and Im playing games like CSS and WoW which arent DX10, I could get a 7900 for $100.

Or will I regret buying the 7900?

Im kind of low on money, Ill have $150 next week which I'll upgrade my card with. Id like replies please, and thankyou.
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post #2 of 8
For $150 you can get a 8800gt, which can own the pants off any 7900 card out there. Or if you want to go cheaper, the 9600GT is a good choice.
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you can find a 4850 for 150ish if you try hard enough
    
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i would say the 9600gt. great performance for the price and odds are good that they will continue drivers for the next couple of years.
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A 8800GT 512 should be more than enough to handle. I love mine.
 
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8800GT or a 8800GS will be great upgrades.
 
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Originally Posted by stratoskater View Post
So I'm getting a better card than the 8400gs (I know right).
I have several choices
7900
8800
9800

Now the 7900 isnt even for sale anymore, and Im playing games like CSS and WoW which arent DX10, I could get a 7900 for $100.

Or will I regret buying the 7900?

Im kind of low on money, Ill have $150 next week which I'll upgrade my card with. Id like replies please, and thankyou.

Don't get the 7900 for $100

You can easily get an 8800GS for under $100 and it kicks the 7900's butt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130332
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88gt is very nice, but a 4850 is better.
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