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Old January 20, 2010, 08:36 PM
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so i was looking at the 4890 on ebay for $170 used. Not looking to upgrade just yet but maybe in a month or two, what would you suggest. I dont favour evga geforce cards but the 8800gt is the best card ive owned compared to ati, but it doesnt really matter looking for price vs performance
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Old January 20, 2010, 08:40 PM
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What is your budget?
What resolution do you game at?
What are your other system specs?
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Old January 20, 2010, 08:48 PM
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What is your budget?
What resolution do you game at?
What are your other system specs?
q6600 coming in the mail, i plan to overclock to 3.5 if possible with my gigabyte p45-ud3l
600 watt silverstone strider, patriot 4gb viper series 1066 also plan to overclock to 1200
resolution at 1920x1080 although i can do lower but doesnt look as nice.

price range is under $200 including shipping provided i get it on ebay.
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Old January 20, 2010, 09:06 PM
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I would say wait until nVidia releases their next generation of cards, and then see what cards fit into your price range at that time.
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Old January 20, 2010, 09:18 PM
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I would say wait until nVidia releases their next generation of cards, and then see what cards fit into your price range at that time.
hmmm good idea, so the 8800 gt is ok for a bit longer you think?
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Old January 20, 2010, 09:28 PM
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hmmm good idea, so the 8800 gt is ok for a bit longer you think?
If you can deal with it, yes.
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Old January 20, 2010, 09:32 PM
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If you can deal with it, yes.

what do you mean like choppy? well i can always running lower res, its not that bad, its an acer x223h (23 inch)
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Old January 20, 2010, 09:34 PM
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I mean if your current card allows you to play the games you want to play at graphical settings that you are satisfied with.
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Old January 20, 2010, 09:54 PM
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true, well i mean i might as well wait till there next gen cards come out, i would like to buy one now but its probably better if i wait.
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Old January 20, 2010, 10:41 PM
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For that price / budget pick up a GTX 260 216......thier cheap right now and the performance will be like night n day compared to your current Card. The new Fermi Cards will very likely be way over your Budget when they eventally release.
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