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post #1 of 14
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Which graphic card should I buy? I've narrowed the choice down to 3, which are practically alike.

The
Asus GeForce 6200 256MB DDR, N6200, AGP8X, TV-Out, DVI-I
http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.asp?sku=311995

or
Gainward GeForce FX5500 256MB DDR, AGP8X, "Pro/685 TV-DVI"
http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.asp?sku=123909

or
Sapphire Radeon 9550 256MB DDR, AGP8X, ATI9550, DVI-I,TV-Out,Lite
http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.asp?sku=300465
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post #2 of 14
the 6200 hands down! its the better of the three.. has newer technologies and much higher clocks i think.... wish i could read the site...lol but i can just look on a US site...
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post #3 of 14
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Ok, thx. What kind of OC do you think can I get out of it?
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post #4 of 14
oh maybe 400-430core and 600-650 memory... depends i dont know tooo much about the 6200's, but if you get decent cooling and mod the bios of the card, im sure you can get a sweet OC out of it... whether it can OC or not, it will still beat the other 2 cards you asked about....
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post #5 of 14
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Great! I can't wait til arrives!
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post #6 of 14
Yeah, go with the 6200. Thats the one I would choose.
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post #7 of 14
6200^^
    
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post #8 of 14
Good choice, the 6200 is by no means an amazing card (not many of them in that price range ), but it should be a decent step up. have fun with it.
post #9 of 14
The 6200 is not as good as it used to be. You used to be able to unlock another four pipelines as it shared the same core as the 6600 cards. Now it uses nv44 and is not unlockable. I still support the 6200. It is pretty much identical to my card, except mine uses nv43, which is supposed to be unlockable. However, there is a chance that some stores have nv43 6200 cards lying around still.
post #10 of 14
If I could read Norweigan I would've tried to find a better card in that price range, but I can't lol.
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