Looking in the $200 range

claisen

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I'm currently shopping around for a gfx card somewhere near $200 to complement a system I'm putting together (P4 2.4C, MSI Neo2). Probably sticking with ATI. My most likely options (along with current pricewatch prices) are:

9600 pro 256 - $132
9600 pro ultimate - $189
9700 128 - $218
9700 pro - $230
9800 128 - $232

Any recommendations? Thanks!

Edit: I now see the GeForce 5900 128 is $299 on pricewatch... I suppose that's another candidate.
<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by claisen on 08/16/03 02:54 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
 

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If at all possible try to get at least the R9700 nonpro.
Loads of performance as its got the full texture pipelines and 256bit mem interface.
Just like a pro except clocked a little slower.


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READ THE FAQ!! WHO DO U THINK I MADE IT FOR!!

NOOBS LIKE U!!!!!

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i'm not insult, i'm suggesting in a mad way.

Me and Spitfire spent time to make a FAQ to help people, and these noobs still post questions like these. WHY DO U THINK I SPENT TIME MAKE A FAQ? so there will be less than 20 posts a days asking "i have X dollars which card should i get. or I have trouble choose between these cards."

geez

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coolsquirtle

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oh come on i'm not THAT MEAN!! i mean i get along with noobs and people EXCEPT WHEN THEIR NOT READIN THE FAQ!!
(takes pill)
I think ur all the bestest peoeple

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coolsquirtle

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hehehehe good claisen, read the faq and if ur still troubled then u can ask question on the FAQ (not the spitfire version! MY version lol)

and endyen, oh come on i haven't pulled out my M16 for ages
Fanboy- ATi and X-Box Next it going to rule all
Coolsquirtle- (pulls out M16) WHAT DID U SAY?

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Hey CoolSquirtle and SPitfire, and others, exceptional job on the FAQ/Guide though I do agree it can use some of the suggested revisions. But most noobs don't even know to look for such a FAQ because they have never been to THG before. You have a kind heart, but I would suggest that you don't come across so harsh next time. I understand it can be frustrating that some of the newbs will miss the FAQ that yous spent alot of timel, effort, and hard work into.

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Hey CoolSquirtle and SPitfire, and others, exceptional job on the FAQ/Guide though I do agree it can use some of the suggested revisions. But most noobs don't even know to look for such a FAQ because they have never been to THG before. You have a kind heart, but I would suggest that you don't come across so harsh next time. I understand it can be frustrating that some of the newbs will miss the FAQ that yous spent alot of timel, effort, and hard work into.

My OS features preemptive multitasking, a fully interactive command line, & support for 640K of RAM!