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Mr_Rain313
22-04-2005, 07:22 PM
i am looking 4 a new graphics card and came across this one
AGP - ABIT Radeon R9600XT 256MB 128-bit with DVI, VGA, TV-Out, PowerDVD Software
i know 9600xt are usally around $240-$250
so i was wondering is this card worse then the others or is it a good buy

Prescott
22-04-2005, 07:32 PM
Welcome to PF1 :)
what type of motherboard do you have? what are you wanting to do with your pc? are you a gamer or what?

b1naryb0y
22-04-2005, 07:37 PM
For not much more you can get a GeForce 6600 GT, these cards will outperform a Radeon 9600XT, and are at the moment the best bang-for-your-buck video card.

have a look at www.pricespy.co.nz

Mr_Rain313
22-04-2005, 07:41 PM
i have an amd athalon 3200
i am a gamer

pctek
22-04-2005, 10:34 PM
http://www20.graphics.tomshardware.com/graphic/20041004/

CHeck out the benchmarks here.
The 6600GT comes in at around 8000 on 3DMark.

ad_267
22-04-2005, 11:48 PM
Get A 6600 gt!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I did and it's awesome.

Jams
23-04-2005, 12:27 AM
yes, Get a 6600GT, ive got one aswell, and im proper happy with it.

E|im
23-04-2005, 12:39 AM
proper happy?

Aurealis_
23-04-2005, 12:46 AM
Kia Ora.

I would definitely recommend the 6600GT 128MB Version. Get PCI-Express if your motherboard has a PCI-E slot. The 6600GT offers the best performance per dollar in todays graphics card market. You can pick one up on Trademe for between $300-$400. New they cost around $350-$450. The best model is the Leadtek Extreme TDH: http://www.ascent.co.nz/mn-product-spec.asp?pid=338699 ($410)

~Logan.

Sam I Am
23-04-2005, 09:55 AM
proper happy?

As opposed to inproper happy which requires large amounts of illegal drugs.

Aurealis_
23-04-2005, 03:02 PM
As opposed to inproper happy which requires large amounts of illegal drugs.
What a laugh!

Get the 6600GT if your budget is your primary concern. One can't go past the Leadtek Extreme version selling for just $410! If brute power is your primary concern then you're going to want the X850XT. It kicks the ass.

Then again, if you can wait and if you have the money... Get the upcoming R520. It's being hailed as the Graphics Dominator of 2005-2006.

Mr_Rain313
23-04-2005, 06:12 PM
thanks guys 4 all ya help

Bizo
23-04-2005, 07:44 PM
ok, well you heard em Luke, get a 6600gt when you come here to NZ! :thumbs: