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XyZspineZyX
08-19-2003, 08:31 AM
I intend to upgrade my fossilised GeForce2MX400 32MB this week. The reason I held off thus far is that the new cards are not available in my country easily - this situation is being remedied by an overseas trip planned this week to Thailand. That there are other benefits shall not be touched upon in this post... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

My system is a P4 2.06, 512MB DDR RAM PC2100

Question 1:

My first priority is a Radeon 9500 Pro 128 mb. Assuming that is not available, which card would you suggest in the same price range (around 200 US)? 9600 pro or Geforce FX series?

For any suggestions, pls let me know the recommended manufacturer (hercules, sapphire whatever).

Question 2:

Could anyone point me to some good pc hardware stores in Thailand (Bangkok) where I can get a good deal and a good variety of products? Maybe some of the Thai forum members (if any) could even give me an indication of prices?

Would appreciate your help. I am dying to play perfect settings for a long time now!!

Cheers//


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XyZspineZyX
08-19-2003, 08:31 AM
I intend to upgrade my fossilised GeForce2MX400 32MB this week. The reason I held off thus far is that the new cards are not available in my country easily - this situation is being remedied by an overseas trip planned this week to Thailand. That there are other benefits shall not be touched upon in this post... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

My system is a P4 2.06, 512MB DDR RAM PC2100

Question 1:

My first priority is a Radeon 9500 Pro 128 mb. Assuming that is not available, which card would you suggest in the same price range (around 200 US)? 9600 pro or Geforce FX series?

For any suggestions, pls let me know the recommended manufacturer (hercules, sapphire whatever).

Question 2:

Could anyone point me to some good pc hardware stores in Thailand (Bangkok) where I can get a good deal and a good variety of products? Maybe some of the Thai forum members (if any) could even give me an indication of prices?

Would appreciate your help. I am dying to play perfect settings for a long time now!!

Cheers//


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XyZspineZyX
08-19-2003, 09:17 AM
I'd say the best bang for your buck will come from the 9700 Pro card. It's already down to $259.00 U.S. in the States. I couldn't imagine it costing more than $200.00 in Southeast Asia.

XyZspineZyX
08-19-2003, 09:22 AM
9600 Pro is good too. 9700 Pro > 9500 Pro > 9600 Pro. Don't bother with anything less than a 9600 Pro, and i'm not sure but I think 9700 non-Pro should qualify as well.

Zayets
08-19-2003, 10:41 AM
Can anyone tell me how ATI cards beehave in Linux? My Ti4600 works great in RH9. Latest install program is really easy to use for nVidia owners. I mighttry an ATI , although I'm really scared based on my last experience (2-3 years go) , with ATI cards. If not , I will go for an FX Ultra.


Zayets out

XyZspineZyX
08-19-2003, 10:51 AM
One more question -

as a bang per buck issue, what is your opinion on the ASUS Geforce 4 Ti4200 (V9280 TD)?

Is it a good enough card for the price conscious?

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Zayets
08-19-2003, 10:54 AM
What is the price? If is around 100 bucks maybe it worth. Dunno. If is less , then it worth. Check also ATI cards fro the same price. If Ti4600 is not expensive I would suggest to buy this one instead of Ti4200. As I've said , check other manufacturers as well. see what you can get.

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