new graphics card

  donatello 17:44 04 Aug 2004
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which card is best the new ATI RADEON X800 PRO or the older ATI RADEON 9800 PRO also has anyone bought from ORDER 247 web site or does anyone know of a site with a lower price of £260 for the X800 PRO card

  dfghjkl 23:44 04 Aug 2004

the x800 is twice as fast in benchmark tests,3d mark 2003.
£260 sounds like a good price,but you should be able to compare the price with a comparison site,put the card details into google then look in the right hand column,this will give you some sites that compare current prices.peter.

  CurlyWhirly 23:59 04 Aug 2004

Donatello

I have recently bought an ATI Radeon X800 PRO graphics card and I feel that my AMD Athlon XP 3000+ processor could be acting as a 'bottleneck' so I am glad that I didn't wait for the X800 Extreme Edition to come out as this faster card would be even more of a 'bottleneck'!
I think that these 2 cards work better with 64 bit processors!
CW


p.s. I am still happy with it by the way!

click here - comparison of prices. £260 seems like a good deal

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