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Hey there.

As you can see I have my good ol' trusty Radeon 9700Pro. I'm wondering wheter it's a good idea to upgrade it to a X800Pro or if I should stay with it for another 8-10 months before considering and upgrade. Of course, options would be limited because most new high end cards are PCIe only :S What do you guys think?
 

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Originally Posted by KillerFry

Hey there.

As you can see I have my good ol' trusty Radeon 9700Pro. I'm wondering wheter it's a good idea to upgrade it to a X800Pro or if I should stay with it for another 8-10 months before considering and upgrade. Of course, options would be limited because most new high end cards are PCIe only :S What do you guys think?

I wouldnt wait 10 months... I would get it now if you have the money.

BFG 6800GT OC
or X800Pro

Both great cards, you would be happy either way, but I rather the 6800GT just because it offers Soooo much for the money.
 

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Originally Posted by KillerFry

Hey there.

As you can see I have my good ol' trusty Radeon 9700Pro. I'm wondering wheter it's a good idea to upgrade it to a X800Pro or if I should stay with it for another 8-10 months before considering and upgrade. Of course, options would be limited because most new high end cards are PCIe only :S What do you guys think?


I would go with the radeon x850, not sure if there on the market yet, put if not they will be sooon!

http://www.guru3d.com/article/Videocards/176/
 

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Ain't the X850 PCI-e only? I wonder if there are PCI-e to AGP convertors... do I bet the added latency would probably kill the card's performance. Oh well, it's a nice concept idea.

Hehehe, I know a lot of people recomend the nVidia 6800GT, but I'm and ATI whore, hehehe. It's a fact it may perform better, but I'm loyal to the company that saw me get my first 3D card (a good old Rage 128)


If the X800Pro is not a VIVO, what would be the chances of it being modded to an XT?
 
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