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which card is better ?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by WEEDKILLA, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. WEEDKILLA New Member

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    hi im new to this forum just wondering which card is better nVidia 8500GT 512MB or ATI Radeon HD 2400PRO 1GB i am buying a new pc and have option of either of these cards with it thanks:)
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    yeah by looking at thoes stats the 8500 whoops ass all time if i took the pc with the ati i was getting an extra gd of ram with pc for the same price thats probably to make up with the difference in the cards
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    2400 is useless.... It's slower then a 1300xt....

    8500GT whoops it badly... Get a 2600pro now and you have another story.
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    will notice big difference from the 8500gt compared to the crappy radeon 9800se my last system had lol play alot of my games on the ps3 just now anyways :) on a 37inch lcd 1080p tv going to hook the new pc upto it also should be good
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    ya I game on a 37" 1080p LCD, saaweeeeet.
    Problem is you either need to:
    set textures to mid or low
    OR
    have a high end GFX card (2900 or 8800) to run most recent games @ 1920x1080

    And then you (almost) have to upgrade your gfx card every 14-18 months just to run at high (not even very high) at 1920x1080

    But tis a beautiful sight...

    and


    Drugs are bad.....mmm-kay? :pimp:
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    I think it depends on what your doing with the card. The 2400&2600 are really geared towards media centers and for this I would pick them over the 8500. When it comes to DX10 gaming they both fall short IMO. AMDs upcoming 3840&3860 should be decent price/power card.
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    i think u should wait till x-mas. the prices are gonna drop..
    8500 is better then 2400. memory doesnt matter.
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    yeah friday is my last wage till 28th dec so going to wait till then gotta buy kids crimbo end of week lol its more the pc i want going to upgrade the gcard in a couple of months pc is only £299 core 2 duo 4.4ghz with 1gb ddr2 667mhz with the 512mb 8500gt 250gb hdd and duel pci-e slots also 20x dvd burner and built in 7.1 surround if i took the ati i would get 2gb of ddr 2 for same overall price. I dont think i need the ram though as when i upgrade to newer nvidia i will buy gaming ram.
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