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Recommended GFX Card for <$200

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What would you recommend for a new GFX card for my new system for under or just over $200?

So far i've been looking at the GeForce 9600 GT, GeForce 9800 GTX, or would an 8800.... be good enough? I'm a bit confused tbh.

Any opinions would be great.

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post #2 of 8
radeon hd 4850
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ATi HD 4850

If you wanna stick with nVidia, go with the 9800GTX.
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post #4 of 8
The 8800GT is going to be faster than the 9600GT, and it'll be ~US$160.
If you want to spend closer to the $200 mark, the Radeon HD4850 is going to give you better performance than the 9800GTX, which will cost a little bit more.
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Everyone is going to say the 4850, and for good reason.
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post #6 of 8
The HD4850 is going to be your best performing card for under $200. Take your pick.

IF you must have nVidia, a 9800GTX would be your best bet.
    
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Even though this is a Nvidia thread the ATI 4850 would be the best choice for that budget. If you want to stick with Nvidia get yourself either a 8800GT or a 9800GTX.
 
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ATI Radeon HD 4850, or NVIDIA 8800GTX+
i recommend nvidia
    
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