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    Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    Is the 9800GT still the best for its price ?

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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    What is your budget?


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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by modd1uk View Post
    Is the 9800GT still the best for its price ?
    Theres a 4870 in the F/S section for £65.
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    For a new Card, yes, although make sure it's a gddr3 version.

    2nd hand is better if you don't mind it, a 4870 for £65 is good, I've got a couple of 9800gtx for £55 as well

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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    Its for a new budget build for a customer, was just doing some market research to make sure my current thinking was correct. However..i recently did one and chose the 5750 over the 9800gt.

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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    There are DDR2 versions of the 9800GT so be careful which one you get!!

    You can get the GTS250 1GB for around £80 and the HD5750 512MB for around £85 to £90.

    The HD4670 GDDR3 is available for around £50 to £60 too. The GT240 GDDR5 is around the £60 to £70 price range and has performance in between a 9600GT and 9800GT IIRC.


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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    9800gt ddr3 for around £75-80 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173758

    gts250 for around £90-95 normally, ebuyer have one on for £80 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/168911

    5750 are around £90-100 for 512mb version http://www.ebuyer.com/product/190258 and £110 for the 1gb version http://www.ebuyer.com/product/222088

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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    Would definitely reconmend a 5750 as it has the latest technology.

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    Re: Best "Budget gfx card" ?

    What about the 5670 > 9800gt ?

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