X1950 AGP or HD3850 AGP?

By Ralphmex
May 2, 2008
  1. Hello everyone, i have an AGP Mobo, and don´t have plans to upgrade yet, i saw some great deals on Radeon X1950, but i see that there´s new ATI Series (HD 3000 series) and they still make the AGP option.

    So the question is: should i go and buy a new series videcard, like the HD3850 AGP, they apparently require less watts and heat less.

    But, is this HD3850 videocard as good as a X1950?

    I really don´t mind about Directx version, the games that i want to play still use directx9, and i have windows xp.

    Should i buy an X1950 or an ATI new series?

    Thank you guys!


    Pentium D 3.4
    1 GB DDR Ram
    Asus P5VDC-MX MoBo
    No videocard (it fried, was an ATI X1300)
    550 Watt PSU.
  2. drawz

    drawz TS Rookie Posts: 31

    Hd3850 Agp... by far
  3. Zoatebix

    Zoatebix TS Rookie

    The HD3850 is definitely the most powerful AGP card you can get. I may not be a fan of Tom's Hardware, but at least their monthly "Best Gaming Graphics Card for the Money" article is never too far from the mark.
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