Need help with Choice of card.........

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Taggert_LOA, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    I am trying to decide between a geforce 4 mx 440 64mb pci or an ati radeon 7500 64 mb pci. my budget is 80.00 max. trying to keep the overall costs under 250.00. So far i have shelled out 131.00 for Mobo, cpu, and burn in with shipping. 18.00 for 300w PSU.
     
  2. Xie

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    I would say stay away from anything mx ... but i'm no expert :(
     
  3. Taggert_LOA

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  4. Taggert_LOA

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    it's only for websurfing, web games, e-mail etc...........
     
  5. Goatman

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    Go for the ATi, better 2D performance, and much better colour.
     
  6. breezie

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    either 9800 and o/c it

    or fx 5900 and o/c it to 5950u
     
  7. Black-Syth

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    If it's for your Geforce3 Ti rig, don't bother, the Ti beats the **** out of both.

    I'd go for the ATi because of brand name, it's not like you'll ever use them to their fullest extent in surfing the web.
     
  8. Taggert_LOA

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    no it'es for a rig i'm building, i found one i'm going with....it's an xtasy 9200se 64MB DDR
     
  9. LeeJend

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    Hmmm, 9200 and se. Isn't that an oxymoron?

    If all you're building is a surfing machine buy a used tnt card for $20.
     
  10. Taggert_LOA

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    because if i wanted crap i'd buy a compaq.
     
  11. Xie

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    hehe you was just gonna get an mx card lol
     
  12. Taggert_LOA

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  13. Xie

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    sorry I don't mean to bash its just that most anyone you ask about gfx cards will say don't get a mx as you can get a better quality card for about the same amount of $.
     
  14. Goatman

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    I'd still go for the ATi
     
  15. Taggert_LOA

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    i am, it's the only one in stock where i'm going. but i can go either way, i'm not picky
     
  16. celticfan11

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    the geforce 4 mx 440 isnt a bad card
    its like 40$ ive picked them up for OEM
    they run good
    can run most games smoothly unless u run high res and hig detail etc... its not a gaming card but its a decent card for the price
     
  17. TheBlueRaja

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  18. Taggert_LOA

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    3 quid? i ilve in america dude i'm not paying out the ass for shipping charges for what i can get @home.
     
  19. devynal

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    There are GeForce4 Ti4200 64MB flavors on NewEgg for 80ish, if you want to spend a few dollars more.

    The thing with MX is, older versions anyway, it is/was not fully compliant with newer versions of DirectX. They also have slower clock and memory speeds. They are fine for websurfing, e-mail, or the occasional frag-fest -- but you won't see blazing FPS.
     
  20. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    Well get either of them then...they'll both be fine for just that. Dont make this in to a drama...buy either and be happy!