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what vid card? NOW BAKAS NEW PC THREAD

Post by bakazero » 07 May 2008, 14:49

i been out the loop for awhile..
whats a good vid card ~300$...
8800gtx gt gts?
the ati eq? what is it?
or the 9600 is that a better option?
anyway input pls

i want something i can raid with at over 20fps ffs heh
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Post by Cartollomew » 07 May 2008, 15:20

If it's WoW performance you're worried about, a budget card will make it flip tricks (relatively speaking).

If you want it to render your pron in HD at a resolution of 5x5million then I guess you'll have to go with something schweeter.

Have a mosey on over to http://www.dansdata.com - he usually has something insightful to say on these topics, and regularly answers reader queries similar to yours.
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Post by Xact » 07 May 2008, 16:02

My mate just got a new comp with a 9600GTX (even though i told him not too, 9600 performance looks weak so far), but they are good I suppose, but maybe not bang for buck.

I myself have a 8800GTX and its great, I play WoW at 1680x1050 with everything max, 32bit full AA AF the lot, and I never lag (except Illidan phase 3 or 4 whatever in 2.4). I'm not sure how much they are now, but if all your doing is playing wow it'll do the job.

Also note I play CS Source, DOD Source and Assassins creed(atm) with the same settings/res and don't have a problem.

*edit* Just had a look at centrecom's website, still around $300ish, damn good cards though.

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Post by dukkha » 07 May 2008, 17:04

The few reviews I've seen (on Tom's Hardware and the like) have pegged the 9600GT at about the same levels as the 8800s or marginally better. Which given they're up to $100 cheaper makes them ok in my books. Of course, that's being said without having actually run either.

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Post by bakazero » 07 May 2008, 17:21

you got the 256mb one?
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Post by bakazero » 08 May 2008, 12:59

this case is my first buy. i ordered it from work
i was going to build a "it will do" gaming pc
but you know what. with all the bullshit i have experienced lately i think its about time i spend money on me. so im going to build it over the next few weeks (think paychecks) and make it fucking !AWZUM!

anyway this is my first buy
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Post by Cartollomew » 08 May 2008, 13:19

You installing the blowjob module on that thing?

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Post by bakazero » 08 May 2008, 13:24

aww
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Post by bakazero » 08 May 2008, 17:01

ok now the mainboard..
is it really worth the extra $$ for a performance aka gaming mb?
they are alot more expensive and i dont need sli, overclocking or like.. shit
would the only diff be the chipset etc?
does it really matter?
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Post by Cartollomew » 08 May 2008, 18:24

Hey Baka... I don't know what the hell this thing does, but it sounds impressive and it's pretty cheap. You should totally get one.

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Post by bakazero » 09 May 2008, 02:49

mb = srs bsns

ok so opinions pls before i throw down a few $$k
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Post by dukkha » 09 May 2008, 10:09

If you're not wanting it for SLI or overclocking, then no, it's not worth the extra monies. Generally speaking, I'd probably recommend about the same stuff that's listed in Sat's new PC thread.

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Post by bakazero » 12 May 2008, 16:31

ok got a msi mobo on the way from nsw *works head warehouse*

the cpu..
Q9300 - INTEL CORE 2 QUAD PROCESSOR
2.50GHZ, 6MB CACHE, 1333MHZ FSB, LGA775 SOCKET.
anyone got any input?
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Post by Cartollomew » 12 May 2008, 17:06

bakazero wrote:ok got a msi mobo on the way from nsw *works head warehouse*

the cpu..
Q9300 - INTEL CORE 2 QUAD PROCESSOR
2.50GHZ, 6MB CACHE, 1333MHZ FSB, LGA775 SOCKET.
anyone got any input?


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Post by Mitra » 12 May 2008, 20:58

*thumbs up*

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