fx 5200 do you need 5900 or radeon 9800

  kakellie 20:47 18 Dec 2003

I have a fx 5200, athlon xp 2600+, 1gb ram which seems to work fine on my pc with new games if i have them running at low resolution and they look fine with anti-aniliasing set to 4x.I'm thinking of upgrading my gfx card will i get any real improvement for a gfx card under £200 or do i have to shell out for a top notch gfx card ?

  citadel 22:40 18 Dec 2003

fx5200 is very poor for games, it is underpowered. A fx5700 ultra is much better or there could be some bargains on 9700pro cards with the new radeon cards having come out. The 9700pro is still very fast.

  GibsonSt19 08:59 19 Dec 2003

I'm sure you could get yuorself an authentic ATI Radeon 9800Pro 128mb for under 200 squids, have a look click here=

I went for a 9800Pro 256mb version about 5 months ago for 290 squids. Don't really need the extra 128mb though.

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