Quick comparison gforce Vs Radeon

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Khayman, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Whats best
    GeForce 7300GS 256M PCI-E 64bit
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    Radeon X700EZ 256M DDR2 128bit

    cheers :)
     
  2. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Sod you all then!
     
  3. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    I guess no one else wanted to hurt your feelings Khayman.

    They both suck. Each only has 4 pixel shaders,
    -the 7300GS has a 64 BIT memory interface that is laughable these days.
    -the 700EZ only uses 266 mhz DDR which is equally embarassing.

    I would not recommend either. At that kind of performance I'd look for an under $50 card or on board video.

    You won't find anything decent for under $120.

    BTW The slow response on video card questions is because there are now dozens of versions of each GPU. Each made more brain dead than the last so they can hide the fact that the average price for a decent video card has jumped from $150 to $200 and now $300 over the last 2 years. Yes, that is 200% inflation in 2 years.

    Nobody is bothering to do comparioson benchmarking on these junk cards with weird numbering systems and high prices so it's making life difficult to compare them.
     
  4. Brad

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    Sounds like the inflation of gas prices.
     
  5. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I just asked a comparison of old cards, but man not this bad lol
     
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  7. greggustin

    greggustin OSNN Addict

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    $200-250 gets you GREAT performance
    less $ - only fair
    x800xl works Great on hardest (graphic load) game - bf2
     
  8. Khayman

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    cheers ya'll
     
  9. LeeJend

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    You must have low standards of performance. My x800xl is barely adequate for BF2 and that's at 1024x768 and several image quality settings cut back.
     
  10. quixotic88

    quixotic88 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I would go for the X700, although the drivers (at least in my experience) aren't that great compared to the Nvidia ones - at least you get a 128bit memory bus, but it doesn't sound like youll great performance with either.
     
  11. digerati

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    I currently have a radeon x800xl running with my athlon64 3000+ with 1gb ram and I play BF2 at 1600x1200 with everything set to high and 4x aa and all that and it runs just fine, nice and smooth and no problems.

    Course, my settings may not be all that special so I dont know.
     
  12. Sazar

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    Whats your budget?