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Ok my roomate is looking for the best bang for the buck. He aslo wants something thats going to last him until a complete computer rebuild. He has a Dell and is looking for something in the pricerange of 100 -160 that will play oblivion and advanced warfigther nicecly. Thanx for any suggestions you can offer.

BTW he will not be overclocking!!!!
 
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Is he using PCI-E or AGP?
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post #3 of 8
well if hes using pci-express ill tell him to get the 7600gt with a rebate that might put you over a little but thats whatll do you good for a little while
    
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an X850XT is good, and so is the X1600XT. I would get the X1600XT tho becasue its newer.
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post #5 of 8
For PCI-E i would reccomend the X1600XT or 7600gt.
post #6 of 8
Why don't you just get a easy on the wallet sapphire X700 (If he can take PCI-E)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102603R
(im only recommending this when looking at oblivion, this card should run fine for the low price you only have to pay!, don't know about warfighter though?)
post #7 of 8
For PCI-e, this is about the best you can do. Sure, it does not support HDR, but in all honesty, your friend only needs a place holder, and this will do the trick quite nicely. Especially if he want to play Oblivion.

For AGP, this is not a bad deal a all.
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post #8 of 8
$160 eh...
For PCI-E:
6600GT (best deal)
or X850XT (most raw power)
or X1600XT (not as powerful as X850, but has SM3)

For AGP:
6600GT (decent, but not great)
or X1600PRO (best AGP choice)

Those are the best budget options, IMO. But if you want to drop a bit more cash, the 7600GT is an amazing card.
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