Video card advice and comparison

By czre
Oct 6, 2010
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  1. I currently have a nvidia geforce 8600 gts, now that one's burnt out. I have a 9600 or 9500 "not sure" gt on the way. I would just like some advice as to any better or worse differences i might notice. I bought the 8600 quite a few years ago. Is the 9500/9600 gt better?
  2. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    both 9500 and 9600GT are pretty close in comparison to the 8600GTS. the 9xxx series is of course newer and the 9600GT is faster. 9500GT isn't really a gaming card, but will work fine for games and movies. 9600 is a better gaming card and ships with 512MB to 1GB vRAM.
  3. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,435   +145

    Post budget and powersupply too, please.
  4. czre

    czre TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i believe 550 watt power supply, could be 450. havnt really looked in a while is just backup computer since my good one was toasted. wasnt planning on spending more than a 100$ plus shipping. Thankyou for your posts and advice : edit its a 939 motherboard, Pci-E. A8s-X motherboard 2.2 ghz processor.

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