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Old September 21, 2010, 04:08 PM
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Default Motherboard has nvidia chipset,is it better to have a Nvidia vid card?

Hi,lots of deals on new ati cards,is it better to stick with a nvidia vid card,considering my motherboard has a nvidia chipset or does it matter?Currently have a 9800gt.Thanks.
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Old September 21, 2010, 04:18 PM
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Only if you plan to do SLI.
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Old September 21, 2010, 04:26 PM
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Nope no sli on this mobo.This opens up my video card shopping,lol.Was contemplating a gts 450(always the budget shopper),now I can look at Ati,hmmmm.Whats a good, reasonably priced Ati upgrade from my 9800GT??Thanks.
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Old September 21, 2010, 04:29 PM
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Well.... looks like the 450GTS is in between the 5830 and 5770 for both performance and pricing. OTOH, as a folder, I'd vote for the 450.... ;)
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This one! http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...r&promoid=1223
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