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Hello. Which of these two is the best choice?????

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Anonymous
August 16, 2004 11:19:53 PM

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Hello guys.

This is for a friend of mine, I'm building him a new PC and he wants to bet
on a good card within the budget which is around £130.00, so in your honest
opinion what's the best choice between these two?



Connect3D ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB DDR TV-Out/DVI (AGP) - Retail
(GX-005-CO)
RADEONT 9800 Series of visual processors is the most visually advanced 3D
performer on the planet, delivering an immersive, cinematic experience for
the most demanding next-generation games with 128MB of DDR memory and a
256-bit memory interface. Merging advanced stability with revolutionary
features, RADEONT 9800 Series is the only Visual Processing family in its
2nd generation. Prepare yourself for the world's fastest and most compelling
gameplay, courtesy of the unprecedented power, control and eight-pipeline
architecture of RADEONT 9800 Series. Experience feature film quality on your
PC, the new standard in 3D entertainment. Advanced stability meets
revolutionary features with support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0, OpenGL®
feature sets and the only cinematic quality Visual Processing Unit in its
2nd generation. Featuring CATALYSTT, the industry's most stable 3D
acceleration software.

- 128MB of DDR memory provides increased performance
- 256-bit memory interface delivers the bandwidth for real-time 3D graphics
- 8-pixel pipeline architecture doubles the rendering power
- SMARTSHADERT 2.1 supports latest Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0, enabling
cinematic quality lighting and shadow effects
- SMOOTHVISIONT 2.1 delivers the sharpest, clearest textures without
sacrificing frame rates
- 128-bit full floating point enables billions of color variations for same
lighting and effects as Hollywood studios
- Featuring CATALYSTT, the industry's most stable 3D acceleration software
- Supports the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and OpenGL® feature sets
- FULLSTREAMT removes blocky artifacts from streaming Internet video
- VIDEOSHADERT integrates features to provide unprecedented support for
digital and high definition video
- Driver CD, DVI to VGA adapter, SVHS cable and composite cable for TV
output


Full Specification

Price: £112.50 (£132.19 Including VAT at 17.5%)





OR




Asus V9950GE GeForce FX 5900 128MB DDR TV-Out/DVI (AGP) - Retail (GX-033-AS)
Powered by GPU NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900, 128MB DDR frame buffer, as always,
ASUS V9950GE stands at the forefront of graphics technologies, bringing a
solution delivering the most cost effective and realistic visual experience
in Performance segment.

- Graphics Engine: GeForce FX 5900
- Video Memory: 128MB DDR
- Engine Clock: 400MHz
- Memory Clock: 350MHz
- RAMDAC: 400MHz


Full Specification

Price: £101.50 (£119.26 Including VAT at 17.5%)

Cheers
Carlos


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August 16, 2004 11:36:59 PM

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8< snipped too much info 8<
Connect3D ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB

go for that, more bang for ££££

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Anonymous
August 17, 2004 12:45:36 AM

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"Carlos Arruda" <carlos@carlos-arruda.com> said:

> Connect3D ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB DDR TV-Out/DVI (AGP) - Retail

9800pro
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