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  1. bowengoh

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    good ones for their prices? under $200
     
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    Pci-e?

    7600gt $120~160
    7900gs $190~220
    X1900gt $190~220
     
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    I know it's $50 over, but the 7900GTO is a really good card. They're on sale now for $250. Pretty much the same as the 7900GTX ($400), but underclocked. The GTO can overclock beyond the GTX specs.
     
  4. bowengoh

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    if i have an intergrated one that came default, and I have pci-e, it should work fine right?
     
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  6. bowengoh

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    do video cards need fans?
     
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    some of them.
     
  8. bowengoh

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    I got an ATI one but it doesn't come with the driver cds, can I download them?
     
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    go to ATI's website to DL them
     
  10. Bona Fide

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    I'd take a 7900GS for $200.
     
  11. bowengoh

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    how do i uninstall my integrated and install my pci-e?
     
  12. elixir4001

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    i think when you hookup the new one and install the drivers it takes control over the integrated one:dunno:
     
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    7900 GTO

    I just picked one up and so far so good...from everything I've read, byfar the best bang:buck
     
  14. bowengoh

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    nvm got it
     
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    I got these cables with it, what are they for [​IMG]
     

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