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do you advise me to get the Asus 9500 VGA card ?

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hello everyone...


today I was at some computer store, and I saw the Asus 9500 VGA card, it's 512 of memory, but I forgot to check whether it was DDR2 or DDR3, so if we suppose that it's DDR2 like the one I have, then do you see it's better than the one I have even if it's lower in memory amount ??

and what about that it's from asus and the one I have is from nvidia ???


please tell me about it if you can .

thank you
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post #2 of 9
well whats the price? And the memory amount on the chip really only applies to your screen size and resolution. 512mb is fine for up to 22 inches...1 gb is considerered best beyond that.

But a 8500 usually is the same as a 9500.
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How much is it? I would opt for an 4830.
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it shouold be ddr3, as it is basically an 8600GT
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post #5 of 9
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I can't recall the price... but it's not the problem, all I need to know whether that you really see that I feel a difference in performance if I go with this card, so what do you assume ???
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post #6 of 9
The DDR3 one is better that wha you have but isn't a good upgrade. It is a 128bit card so don't look further for 512MB.
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I would go with at least a 9600 series card. The 9500's are a little anemic. I don't think you would notice much of a performance boost with a 9500.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
The DDR3 one is better that wha you have but isn't a good upgrade. It is a 128bit card so don't look further for 512MB.
Surely you meant 256MB?
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post #9 of 9
I'd say watch the Online Deals section on here and look for a good deal. I got my 4850 for $110 doing that, and my card is a lot better than what you're considering.
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