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Old May 9, 2008, 09:01 AM
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Question radeon X1950XT worth $200?

i'm a bit outdated on vidcards, where's x1950xt at now? does it still worth $200?

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Old May 9, 2008, 09:09 AM
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Sounds like a bit much considering a person can pick up either an 8800GT or an HD 3870 on sale for less than that.
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Old May 9, 2008, 09:34 AM
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I would not spend more than $100 on a x1950XT. In all seriousness it wouldn't even be worth that.
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Old May 9, 2008, 10:41 AM
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A 9600GT would run circles around it for a fraction of the price...
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Old May 11, 2008, 05:48 PM
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I just picked up a Sapphire X1950XT 256MB with box and all for 90.00 on a local used site......Id say that is a fair price.
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Old May 11, 2008, 07:30 PM
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thx for the infos, as far as i know, X1950XT/X is the most powerful card with passive cooling (artic accelero), correct me if im wrong.
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Old May 12, 2008, 05:17 AM
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You can just stick a passive cooler on yourself.

Just grab a 9600GT and the Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev. 2. It should still be cheaper than a X1950XTX, and a ton better.

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Old May 12, 2008, 06:41 AM
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You can get a 3850 for $99 these days, don't waste your time with 19xx
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Old May 12, 2008, 08:25 AM
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Yeah, maybe $90-100.
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Old May 12, 2008, 02:21 PM
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I sold my 10-month old ASUS X1950 Pro to a friend for $100 on February. But I also upgraded her PC (mobo+cpu+psu+mem) for no charge. So I guess that's sort of the payment. I got to keep the rebates too :).
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