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Thread: new card for old board

  1. #1
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    Apr 2003


    Hi, I have p4800 4 256 geil 400 and looking for good card gonna swap some stuff back to older board (p4pe). Looking for a board that is good but cheap ..have g4 ti4600 and love it was thinking of ti4600 8x or god do i say it .... an ati 9800 se about same price which would be better . I play SWG ,BF 1942 and soon call to duty (or something like that ) ... any first person is me .... i have 2.66 p4 looking at getting better one there too any hints to quality price ratio ?? I am going to qverclock anf would like OC settup ideas ... i have loads of fans and side off heat not really issue nor sound .....Thanks:cheers:
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
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    if u can get a 9800 se for a similar price as a ti 4600 with 8 times AGP then you should go for that. The 9800 is a far superior card than the 4600 and with direct x 9.0 support future games like half life 2 and doom 3 will look a hell of a lot better:thumb:
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2003


    Buying any Ti series now is a waste of money. The 9800 is an awesome card if you ahve the money, if not, get a nVidia FX5600. It's a little better than the 9600. As always for ati cards, pro versions are faster than non pro. Good luck with getting a new card, : peace2: Mista K6
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2003


    The FX5600 is not better than the ATI 9600. ATI has dominated the midrange sector with that card. If you want midrange, wait until the FX5700U is out, it has shown to be a lot faster than a 5600.

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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Winnipeg, Canada


    There also would be almost no gain in moving from 4x to 8x with that ti card either. It would probably be less than 1%. Hardly worth the hastle.
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