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Based on my previous thread I am looking into a good PCI-E GPU in the $225-300 (more towards 225) range. I am planning on OCing. I feel that my next paycheck (highschool job ) would be better spent with some more experienced (to say the least) input.
Ty in advance
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post #2 of 9
6800gs for now if you want 225$ range. There are some 7800gts for 270ish after mir.

If you hold out for a little while longer, maybe a used 7800gt?
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6800 GT...PNY...You can hook it up
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post #4 of 9
For $250 I would get this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121192

If you can spend around $300 this would be well worth it:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130249
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post #5 of 9
The GS is way cheaper and will perform the same as the 6800gt . Hence why the GS replaced the GT in the market place.
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ty for the input, just a couple more questions
Should I wait for dx10 and vista, or will it be more than a year before dx10 gpu's drop to a reaonable (for a poor person like me) price? Also, it seems to be that, at least for my price range, ati isn't as good. Am I right in saying this, or did I fall into a group of geforce junkies.
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post #7 of 9
I'd buy the 7800gt now (evga because it comes with bf2) and if you dont game, sell bf2. Then update in the fall when vista is supposed to come out.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102483

That is a x850xt. Stock it will outperform a 6800gs and 6800gt in almost any game other than Doom 3 plus it is only $199.
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post #9 of 9
The XT is a good card for $200 but if you spend more get the 7800GT
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