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upgrading from my 8600GTS, carefull thinking, budget planing, and bang for the buck, i pick this one.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127387

speeds are 680/1900 msi web site.
what are your thoughts???
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post #2 of 17
You would see a larger improvement over the 8600GTS. I upgraded from the 8600GTS 512MB to my 8800GT and I got a lot better performance.
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post #3 of 17
it has to be NVidia card ? for a little bit more, you can get a 9800 Gtx+ or a HD4850 and those two card are much better than the 9800gt.
This one is a good card from ATi http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121272.
Can't find the 9800gtx+ lol. I'm searching for it.
Edited by vi3t_boy - 12/22/08 at 10:13pm
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post #4 of 17
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it has to be NVidia card ? with that price you can get a 9800 Gtx+ or a HD4850 and those two card are much better than the 9800gt,
9800GTX for less that $150 where do you buy your stuff???? in the back of a truck!

This buy is not bad, wouldn't be my first choice, but still a good buy.
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post #5 of 17
My thoughts is that it is MSI. And MSI is junk.
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post #6 of 17
4850 all the way. much better than the card you selected.
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post #7 of 17
i would suggest the evga version......plus you can overclock it yourself and it has 90 day step up

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130397
    
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post #8 of 17
If its the budget your worried about have you considered the ATI 4830?
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post #9 of 17
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no it does not have to be nvidia, i looked at the 4850, the two are close on specs when i compaired them on gpureview.
i see the evga is cheaper and have a great step up program, but im afraid it will die after a short while like the other evga's i have had. ( 6600gt, 7600gt, and a 7800gs.)
i have not had a msi card before so im not sure their junk, newegg reviews over a 2 month span is 23 5eggs, 2 4eggs and 2 3eggs and none of them had any thing bad to say.
what hooked me was the upgrade in performance and the fact i can run audio through it to my hdtv by the hdmi cable.
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post #10 of 17
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161236

hmmm might i suggest a 4870 for $190

... Idk to me you will get alot more life out of a 4870 then a 9800.. in terms of how long you can play good games with it
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