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First of all i would like to say hi this is my first post

Im wondering first of all what the differences are and which card should i buy. I prefer ATI just because.... Recently ive perused the ATI website and they have a ton of new cards out.

Ive searched on the internet but cannot find out a comparison chart or what with just the ati cards on it.

Anyway im looking to spend around 200 - 300 dollars on it. I have 3.00 P4 Intel. Also about 1 gig in ram. Has to be AGP though as i dont have a pci-e slot yet.

Also whats the difference between x850 pro and the x850 besides the price....


Thanks for your help.
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Well, the x850 pro is clocked at 500/800 with 16 pixel pipelines, but I can't find anything on the basic x850.
    
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http://www.tomshardware.com/site/vgacharts/index.html

there is a link that compares All cards.... even under SLi and Crossfire Goodluck
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Thats a good chart but it fails to mention the X1600 and all those newer cards... how would those rank?
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The X1600 is between the 6800 and the 6800GS. In fact check the link in my sig.
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On the best budget right now would be a 6800GS. Here is a nice one on newegg at a decent price.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150127

Also try searching eBay for 6800GT's with AGP it would be a better card.

But if you like ATI the a nice x850XT would be a good choice, none of the newer high-end cards support AGP though
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thanks a ton, read ur FAQs too, no more pagefile

i think im gonna get some 850xt, i just hate nvidia too much.

thanks everyone
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But if you like ATI the a nice x850XT would be a good choice, none of the newer high-end cards support AGP though
Uh, the 7800GS + x1600PRO do. But yea, I would take a peek at the 6800GS, good price for what you get and most of them unlock to 16/6 (AGP only)
    
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When I said higher end, i meant the cards the he saw recently released but ATi, I wouldn't really consider the x1600 a high end as a 6800GT could beat it.
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