love black friday ---- New vid card and ram now whoo hoo

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    Bah, I already bought it before going to work. Oh well.

    But still monster upgrades no?
     
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    Monster, probably not. But not bad for the price, although I have no idea what your financial situation is.
     
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    I mean going from a 7900GS 256mb to a 9500 GT 1GB vid card is not a monster upgrade?
     
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    yes, considering the 9000 series is just a rebranded 8000 series
     
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    But its still a good card no>
     
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    Thats true for the non 9800's yes.

    Cox you couldve gotten much better for your money.
     
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    Should've went with a 9800 card, but I guess 9500 should do. Still a decent upgrade.

    Just don't be fooled by the "9", lol.
     
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    !@#$!!!!

    are you serious?

    I don't have that much to spend anyways. It was only like 79 bucks...

    Should I keep it? Or should I send it back for a refund and try and get something better? I don't want a "side" upgrade, but I dont have that much to spend in the first place.
     
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    It's okay if you do the rebates. But like I said before, don't expect monster performance.
     
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    Well, the upgrade was mainly for WAR anyways.. According to the reviews they run at high graphics with no issues.

    I am assuming it is a better improvement than my 7900gs was anyways...

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    Well, I may be sending it back anyways, after I looked some more and talked with people, the stats on this card aren't that much better than my 7900GS.

    Sigh..
     
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    Anything below x800 in the GeForce lines is budget or mid-range. 9500 is probably low mid-range. So yeah, it's not a whole lot better than a 7900 I'd expect - an 8800 GTS would probably give you better performance for a fairly similar price.

    That said, 9800 GT should be great if you can afford it.
     
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    yeah, Tommy showed me a 9800GT for 124 bucks. Which IS in my price range. So when their support comes back up on Monday, since the order has not shipped yet, I wil talk to them and see about swapping it out for the 9800GT and pay the difference.
     

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