Upgrade Time

By Ollie30001
Apr 28, 2004
  1. Hey, im lookin for a new graphics card, my ATI Radeon 9200 128mb card is kinda out of place on my;

    AMD Athlon XP 3000+
    512 RAM
    120Gig HDD
    250 Watt PSU (wel thats bad aint it)
    DVD-RW/CR-RW 16X not looking for somethin that will run everythin till 2010 but somethin that will at least let my play HL2 Doom 3 and far cry failrly good looking.

    I only have about £85 to spend, so i want the best £85 card i can get.

    and can any one reccomend any sites that are classed as the "best" sites for buying computer stuff (especially graphics cards :) )

  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    I'd say Radeon 9600 XT could fit that budget. Check TechSpot's Pricewatch, 85 pounds is about 150 US dollars now.
  3. El_Smee

    El_Smee TS Rookie Posts: 23

    Id say get a Sparkle geforce FX 5900xt buy fare the beefiest bujet card
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Remember that with GeForce cards, XT means lower performance, but with Radeons, it means higher.
  5. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,521   +223

    Add UK rip off price increase and a 9600XT is about £10 dearer. Cheapest I've seen from UK online shops is from for £98.99
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