PCI-Express Cards Recommendations

Discussion in '3D Hardware, Software & Output Devices' started by lwells, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. lwells

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    Ill keep it simple: I have about A$400-500 (~US$300-400) to spend on a card, and it has to be pci express.

    Recommendations welcome ;)

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Jimmers

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    400-500 to spend right now? I think the fastest out right now is the ATI X600, but that should change soon, if you feel like waiting.
     
  3. lwells

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    The toss up seems to be between the 5700/5900 PCI-E and the X600 PCI-E cards...

    Jimmers: When you say wait, how long a wait and for what card(s)?

    I should also mention Doom3 performance is reasonably high on the priority list.
     
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    For Doom3, and you have to buy right now, the 5900 PCIe should be alright, but (hopefully) in the next couple of weeks we will see NVidia's current NV40-based cards coming out in PCIe form. This'll drop the price of the current cards, and for $400US, you should be able to secure a 6800GT in PCIe.
     
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    Down here in sunny Australia AGP GTs are still $800. For $500 AUD you can just get a regular 6800. Did I mention we get screwed on hardware prices?
     
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