What would you say this is comparable to?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Jestermask, Jan 23, 2004.

  1. Jestermask

    Jestermask WinTMBG Professional

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    Alrighty.

    So my system is running a GF4 Ti4600. I was wondering if anyone knew what this might compare to in the GF FX series, performance-wise. I'm looking at upgrading just about every part of my system, but a new graphics card raises the price quite a bit, if I look at getting another top-of-the-line.

    So what is it, folks? Better than a 5200? 5600? or am I running completely inferior hardware now? ;)

    Any info/links to benchmarks/etc. is appreciated. Thanks guys!

    ~JM
     
  2. Goatman

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    Hold onto the Ti4600 for a while longer... wait until the next gen of cards come out based on nVidia's NV40, and ATi's R420...

    But if you had to buy now, I'd go for a Radeon 9600 Pro
     
  3. RagnaroK

    RagnaroK Must be dreaming...

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    I believe the Ti4600 performs close, more or less, to about the standards of a FX5700, me thinks. Maybe FX5600. ;)
     
  4. Dogfighter

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  5. dabomb

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    i used to have the ti4400 and i have had a geforce fx 5600 and the ti4400 out performed it by a mile off
     
  6. Terrahertz

    Terrahertz Extinction Agenda Political User Folding Team

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    True oh so true
     
  7. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    4600's more or less equal to a 5600 ultra.
     
  8. As Goatman said, the Radeon 9600 is a good card, but not Pro, instead get the XT :)
     
  9. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    I think it's always best to stick with the one you got already if it's fairly new and skip a generation or two before you get a new one.
    I wouldn't replace my Ti4200 with the FX series that is currently on the market as I can't see any major benefits of them over the Ti series. Obviously there are benefits, but is it really worth a few hundred bucks?
     
  10. Jestermask

    Jestermask WinTMBG Professional

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    Thanks everyone. From the sounds of the advice, I'll just hang onto the card I have now. Should last me for a while longer, so that'll save me some money. :) Thanks for the help!

    ~JM
     
  11. Goatman

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    The only time you will have to replace your current Ti4600 is if you decide to play more DirectX 9 intense games.

    If that happens you'll have to go for at least a Radeon 9600 Pro or higher Radeon

    or GeforceFX 5700 or higher nVidia

    just to get better than what you got.