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Newbie: Asus and MSI, which one I should choose?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Blueiceice, Aug 4, 2005.

  1. Blueiceice New Member

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    I ma looking for a video card that not cost much money and has good performance.
    I hope it is good for games, overclocking. And I think I will choose one from the card below.
    Which one is better do you guys think of?

    ASUS A9550GE/TD/128 Radeon 9550 250/400 128MB DDR 128bit AGP 4X/8X
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    MSI RX9550-TD256 Radeon 9550 250/400 256MB DDR 128bit AGP 4X/8X
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  2. bcgone5150 New Member

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    I personally would go with the MSI. It has a better heat sink and fan setup plus it is a 256mb card. This would line you up for a little more longevity with the card as far as being able to run software.

    I have a ATI Radeon 9550 256mb card. Sadly mine only has heatsink and I had to add a pci slot fan.

    However, the people in the forum and the mods could discuss the memory chips and overclocking potenital with you a little more.
     
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    i'd go with the MSI, as well.
    it has somewhat better stock cooling (at least that's the what it looks like) and more video RAM, and it should be easier to mod.
     
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    how much are u willing to spend?
    u could get a 9800 pro or xt
     
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