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Ok, thank you very much

And yeah, I think the X800GTO2 is a little too high

I saw on the X800GTO someone reviewed it and said it ran Battlefield 2 at full quality and full everything perfectly and very smooth, and it even ran Half-Life 2 well. So I don't think I'll need the X800GTO2.

I won't need anything too incredibly great, the only games I have are Battlefield 2 and Half-Life/CS 1.6...

Oh, and the Sims... lol, but I haven't played that in a few years... lol

Would the 'SAPPHIRE Radeon X800GTO' be as good as an 'eVGA GEforce 6800'?
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Or... you could buy a X800 right now for about $169 for 128MB of memory or for $184 you could get one with twice the memory, the reason you should you get this is card is because A: You could go Cross-Fire later (SLI for ATI cards, having 2 graphics cards.) and B: This card is cheap and better than the one you already have. If you get this card now and later on (whenever you stay lagging and/or start getting low FPS) you could get a Cross-Fire motherboard and buy a 2nd card, the X800 Cross-Fire Edition from ATI.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SubCategory=48
That is the 128MB card vs.the 256MB card, besides the memory difference the cards are basicaly the same
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Sorry, I forgot to mention that I need AGP...
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Are you looking at Cards on Newegg? (Newegg = one or two days for shipping, great service, and cheap prices.)
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy
Are you looking at Cards on Newegg? (Newegg = one or two days for shipping, great service, and cheap prices.)
Yes, that's where I've been looking.

The reason I decided I needed a new card was because I can't play Battlefield 2 and I just got it today for $30... lol, and now I can't play it.

I would also like a new video card too, because I don't like this one too much. It wouldn't let me play America's Army either (I think it was the reason why, anyways...)
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The people say that the 6800 is loud, you might want to look at another company if that will bother you.
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Oh people say that the X800GTO can overclock very well and all the people who reviewed it gave soildd 5 eggs (forget stars )
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Quote:
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The people say that the 6800 is loud, you might want to look at another company if that will bother you.
I'd rather have a 6800 that's loud than an x800 that lags out so badly, it locks up (a friend of mine had that problem and got rid of it).
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post #19 of 48
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lmao, noise doesn't bother me at all...

I haven't ever had a quiet computer. Noise is no issue at all.
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post #20 of 48
Oh I never knew that, I have a laptop right now and I am getting a X1800XT so I went from low-end to a "top a da line" card. I completed skipped all the middle cards like 6600/6800s or x600/x800s.
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