Seriously the 7600GT is a really good card probly the best midrange in an all around way. You get a fast card with modern technology, a good OCer, energy effeciant, and great thermals.<br>
The x850 on the other hand is RAW power designed for high frames per second. It is a very good card from all that I have read, out performs the 7600GT and the 7800GS AGP in all test accept 3dM06. That is were the 850 falls short it does not run shader model 3.0 or HDR.<br>
I went with the 7600GT obviously and though I have never used or seen an x850 I am still very happy with mt decision.
If you wanna play newer games with shader model 3.0 as Villainstone said, you don't want the x850xt. But since this is overclock.net, you should get the 7600GT, it loooooooves to be overclocked and it supports 3.0 shaders and HDR, so it'll look sexeh at the same time..
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