help picking out video card

My geforce 2 just went out on me and I need a suggestion for a new card. I don't want to spend over a $100. I play games sometimes, do some video editing, and use photoshop and other graphics programs...most often I'm multitasking. I've looked at pricewatch and don't know if I should get a better geforce 3 or a lower end model geforce 4. I would also appreicate if you could check out the brands and give me a suggestion there too. Thanks for your input.

Andy
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  1. Get a Radeon 9000.
  2. your choices for sub100$USD
    gf4mx420
    gf4mx440
    gf4mx460
    radeon8500
    radeon8500LE
    radeon9000
    radeon9000pro
    and probably somewhere ti4200
  3. I'd stay away from all MX versions of Nvidia cards. For the money u want to spend get a Radeon 8500 preferably not the LE (budget version).

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  4. I wouldnt even consider an MX card. The rest of the cards on the list above will do just fine. If you can find a ti4200 for $100 definatly go for that. Try to research the brand first though.
  5. I'd get the Radeon 8500 OEM from Newegg for $92. It's FAR faster than the 9000.

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  6. i second the 8500
  7. I'll go with the 8500 then...found one on pricewatch at $93. Description says: ATI Radeon 8500 64MB DDR AGP4X, 275MHz/275MHz TV-Out, DVI-Out w/Software DVD Video Playback,Support Dual CRT Monitors
    (Part - VC-ATRA850064TD)

    Sound Good?

    Thanks for all the help, I greatly appreciate it.
    Andy
  8. That's the one that you want.

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  9. Yes, go for it.

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  10. Yes, get that one!

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  11. Oh, I see the DVI to CRT adapter is only $6.50? GET THAT TOO if you think you might EVER want to use TWO CRT monitors!

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