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Which Video Card?

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  • 1GB 9800GTX+ Gigabyte = $305

    Votes: 1 11.1%
  • 1GB 4850 Gigabyte = $279

    Votes: 5 55.6%
  • 512MB 4870 Generic = $339

    Votes: 3 33.3%

  • Total voters
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#1
HEy all.

Need anew video card. Which one for money? (AUS Dollars)

  1. 1GB 9800GTX+ Gigabyte = $305
  2. 1GB 4850 Gigabyte = $279
  3. 512MB 4870 Gigabyte = $339
 
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#2
4850 FTW!!! And why gigabyte?
 
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#3
That's the only option?
 

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#4
As long as it is Gigabyte's non reference 4850, GET IT! You'll have a lot of fun with it :)
 
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#5
THx liked your old pic!
 

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#6
a mate just bought that 9800GTX+ by gigabyte. (what i voted for)

custom pcb, much smaller, like 9600GT size, seems tiny!

customer cooler, zalman VF830, wont need replacing.

1gb of memory, complements this GPU.

gigabyte gamer hud with on the fly voltage changes, starts at 1.15v and you can go quite a bit higher, at least 1.3v i think, hello 850+mhz on the core!

all in all this takes what was a 9800GTX+ and makes it better in every conceivable way, go gigabyte.
 
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#7
a mate just bought that 9800GTX+ by gigabyte. (what i voted for)

custom pcb, much smaller, like 9600GT size, seems tiny!

customer cooler, zalman VF830, wont need replacing.

1gb of memory, complements this GPU.

gigabyte gamer hud with on the fly voltage changes, starts at 1.15v and you can go quite a bit higher, at least 1.3v i think, hello 850+mhz on the core!

all in all this takes what was a 9800GTX+ and makes it better in every conceivable way, go gigabyte.
Well I like gigabyte @nd nvidia but because of my 7600gs i don't think i can trust them anymore...tell me otherwise!~
 

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#8
i have had only the best of experiences with gigabyte, the only boards i run atm are all gigabyte.

my new GTX260 is gigabyte....

overall the 9800GTX+ looked to be of exceptional quality also, and naturally on a custom pcb its gigabytes ultra durable board and components.
 
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#9
512MB 4870 Gigabyte = $339 IF you have the money go for it.
 

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#10
4850 hands down. Great bang for the buck card.
 
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#11
Go 4850. You will not be disappointed!