9800 Pro or 9600 XT?

MJedi

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I know it's a no-brainer... or is it? I currently have a GF3Ti2000 in an AthlonXP 1700+ with 512MB DDR-RAM. Which would be worth getting for my current system? I probably won't upgrade the CPU for a while. I play FPS mostly. Thanks.
 

Vimp

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I'd imagine that even with your system you'd still notice a pretty significant difference in performance between those two cards if the games played are demanding.
 

KWPLunchbox

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The 128bit versus 256bit makes a huge difference. If you can afford the extra hundred bucks, its well spent. Newegg.com, Sapphire 9800Pro, $268, free shipping. I got one Tuesday. It screams. It's warm though so make sure you have good cooling.

<font color=purple>AMD XP 2500+ @ 3200+/200, A7N8X Dlx, 512mb PC3200 Corsair XMS DDR, ATi 9800Pro, Audigy Platinum, 2/5 TB of storage, TDK 48x CDRW, Lite-On 16x DVD, XP Pro SP1, and more neon than a ghetto sled