geforce 4 ti 4800

mh909

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ive currently got a geforce 2 mx 400 32 mb card and i want to upgrade badly. so far, i think the geforce 4 ti 4800 ($160) seems like a good choice for me (i only have 4x agp though). any precautions you guys want to warn me about?
 

lhgpoobaa

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Nothing wrong with AGP4x.
Ive got a beefy R9700pro running on 4x fine.

At the moment agp 8x is pretty much a marketing gimmic, like ATA133. very minimal performance benefits except in select applications.

the 4800 is ok, but its the same as the 4600.
See if you can find any cheap 4200, 4400 or 4600's around.

No other precautions really, except if your cpu/mem subsystem is relly feeble (<1000Mhz) you may not get all the performance you expect.

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phial

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the only benifits of ATA133 are a lower seek time . and thats only if your HDD is fast enough..

theres no ATA harddrives that ever go over 100mb/sec transfer


and the same is true for 8x agp. less latency. but, the only real benifit is when moving large amounts of data... and sinse any video card that has 8xagp usually has 128megs of ram theres no need for moving large amounts of data of the agp bus


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mh909

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well, ive been looking, i cant find any ti 4400s anywhere, ti 4600 are $200 at most places, ill just get the ti 4800 because its cool hehe :)
 

cleeve

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Just remember that if it's a Ti4800SE that it's a 4400, not a 4600.

In the same price range you could probably get yourself a nice 9600 pro... definitely a superior card if it's framerates and image quality you're looking for. A 5600 ULTRA is in that range too, just make sure it's the Revision 2 version.

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