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Video card advice

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by pmachan, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. pmachan

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    I currently have a Geforce 4mx, it can't play alot of new games.
    I want to upgrade, but don't want to go broke. I play WWII shooters and online Race sims, no plans on the new crazy HL2 or anything that needs an insane card.
    Any ideas?
     
  2. SilverMan

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    I have an ATI 9600SE, 128 Megs....it plays everything that I've tried so far, and I play alot of games. I only paid about $100 for it, no complaints.


    I bought it from Greenlyph.
     
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    I mean if your no gamer then your 64mb card is fine but if you want to go 128mb and stay with Nvidia check out the FX5200 at mysterybyte for $77

    or if you want to go try ATI, a 9200se 128mb is as good for $64 at mysterybyte.

    they are both cheap, are better then what you got, will run exactly what you want nicely.
     
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  5. Tony

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    I have the same one with an Iceberq4 on it! works King but prolly more than you want! I say go for the Geforce FX5200 or the Radeon 9200SE!
     
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    Sorry man, but once you go watercooling you never go back.

    Swiftech > Iceberq
     
  7. pmachan

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    Thanks guys, I went with the FX5200.
    Bought a wireless mouse/keybourd setup while I was at it.
     
  8. Tony

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    IMO water & Electronics don't mix! Youd be hard pressed to get a colder system than mine water or not!
     
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    If you've got contacts with someone that can get stuff from Comtronic pick up a Sapphire Radeon 9600 Pro Advantage. 256MB vid card for only $130-ish. It's obviously not the best card in the world, but it's a great card for the money, I got one for Christmas :D
     
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