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hey it is shelbomb22 just wanted to know what is the best graphics card you have owned?





btw i am new here and first post EVER! so yea
 
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AT THE TIME, it was Radeon 8500. This was a major upgrade to 7500, and it allowed me to play the first generation of FPS shooter genre on PC, like MOA, COD, SOF2, etc.

Yes, I have had faster cards, but the 8500 got me into 3D gaming.

It was probably also the most expensive card I ever bought.
 

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the current card in my system, a Nvidia Geforce GTX260 core 216, that i overclocked myself to attain higher than GTX280 stock performance, on average.
 
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My 9800 Pro was the best card I ever owned. Lasted me forever and EASILY one of the best graphics cards ever produced and I'm sure a lot of people will agree with me.
 

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I loved my X800 XT PE

then again i went from a 9200 64mb to a x800 xt pe 256
 

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my most loved card would have to be my BFG 6800 Ultra OC AGP 256.

got it a day after they hit Australia, and sat on that mound of performance for a long time :)
 
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i'm for the x850xt pe. probably imho the best ati card ever. the performance was incredible, and so was it's pricetag, bought the day it came out for 565.00 which was i believe the same as it's stock gpu clock, it oc'd nice, had awsome performance and gave me the ability to max out games like hl2/wow/doom3 with no problem. i loved that card.
 

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Gotta be the 9800GT that i won now.

Although i did buy a Voodoo 3 when they came out.
 
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Gotta say even tho my HD 3850 was my first high end card my 4850 is the best card I have ever owned.
 
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i'm for the x850xt pe. probably imho the best ati card ever. the performance was incredible, and so was it's pricetag, bought the day it came out for 565.00 which was i believe the same as it's stock gpu clock, it oc'd nice, had awsome performance and gave me the ability to max out games like hl2/wow/doom3 with no problem. i loved that card.
got everyone beat so far but this guy...9800GX2, my current card.
The X850XT came out so flippin high, but wasnt there an X850XTX that came out $700?
 

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Voodoo 3000

Lasted the longest.....


BUT I HAVE TO SAY

SLi 8800GT Palit cards are my 2ed....Just runs so damn nice.


I also liked CF 1950XTX just the 8800GT SLi just slammed it hard.
 

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got everyone beat so far but this guy...9800GX2, my current card.
The X850XT came out so flippin high, but wasnt there an X850XTX that came out $700?
i think your thinking of the Platinum Edition, the X850XT PE

easy oc from XT speeds
 
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ATI Radeon X850 Pro. When combined with the Arctic Cooling ATI Silencer5, you actually had the option of three cards in 1. You could flash from Pro to XT to XT PE and back again. Reminded me of owning a Sports Car.:laugh:
 
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9700pro, got it a few weeks after it came out and nothing could touch it for ages (9800 was quicker, but not enough to warrant replacing mine, and nvidia couldnt compete till the 6800 came out)

Second place would go to my 8800gts, i bought a 320mb, and it was a 640mb:cool:, i've had it nearly 2 years now, tried to replace it twice, but it keeps ending up back in my main rig (3870 dosent like anti aliasing, and briefly had an 8800gtx which died and the store had no more stock)
 
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I love my ole 8600 GTS it kept up with games fairly good until Crysis came out. But then again when Crysis came out everything went down a notch.

I'm really enjoying being a ATI guy now. My 3870x2 is far beyond what I need, but just right for my e-ego.
 

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I think it's gonna be my 9800gt. It will be the best performing card I've ever had in relation to the period in time that I got it compared to other cards available at the time.
 

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ATi Powercolor 9800SE flashed to a pro. My X800gto flashed into a X850XT comes in a close 2nd.
 

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My favorite card would have to be a Sapphire x800xt. Flashed to a platinum edition, lots of fun.
The best card that I've owned is with out a doubt my current 4870x2. It's a beast!!!
 
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8800 GTX. I went from an AGP rig with an X850 XT to a new PC with the 8800 GTX. It was like night and day. Couldn't get over being able to max Oblivion for the first time. It was like a new game.
 
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still love my 8800GTX
 
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8800 Ultra, my current and first high end card. Runs a bit hot but it can do some work.
 
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7900 GS, as the previous fastest GPU in my house was an ATI Rage 128 M, in my Dell laptop. Bought it in 2006, along with my current PC (it was prebuilt though).
My new PC (xmas!) will soon be benchmarked, OC'ed, and then benchmarked some more. The I'll see if my 9600 is worth the money I payed for it. ;)
 
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definitely the 4850, why? Because I upgraded from an ATI 9550 ... frankly it was jaw dropping which is why i bought a second one :)
 
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Gotta say even tho my HD 3850 was my first high end card my 4850 is the best card I have ever owned.
Agreed, i got one and its way better than my old radeon 7000 lol
 

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My current one.