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Basic Guide on Nvidia Geforce video cards of Fall/Winter 2009

Which video card do you plan on having by the end of 2009?


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#26
interesting read still on my palit 9600gt and it's doing adequate for it's age. I'll wait for fermi to come out to see about a new gpu, the way it's looking I'll go for whomeevr has the best card at the 200$ pricepoint. With all me bills these days the highend is out of my reach.
 

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#27
That is some interesting reading.

I think i'll stick my my 9800gt for the time being. I can still play most games at 1680x1050, some even with AA and some eye candy turned on.
 

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#28
Aww, come on.. upgrade now!! Just kidding.. the GT300 series is only about 2 months away from now, so that would be a great time to start upgrading.. at least that is what I plan on doing. It's rather disappointing that NV stopped producing high-end 55nm GPU's for Fall/Winter 2009, with the result that the prices are higher now than they were 8+ months ago!

Merry, merry Christmas dear TPU readers! :pimp:
 

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#29
How many of you guys got NV cards instead of ATI for Xmas?
 
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I ordered a whole new PC, and it has an HD5870. So moving to ATI camp now (for the 3rd time)
 

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#31
Last minute voting.. only like 1 hour left!!!!! Happy 2010!!!
 

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#32
If anybody still thinks that this thread is useful, let me know with a bump!

I'll be making a new thread like this one once the GT300 is released! :rockout:
 
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#33
isn't the basic guide for buying nvidia cards at the moment is to not bother and wait or go ATi? :)
 

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#34
Ha hahaha, you're right! But sometimes there are great deals on the FS forums for a GTX 275 or GTX 280 for only like $170 to $180, which is still a good buy!
 
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#35
indeed :)