The Radeons will give you more bang for your buck any day. Not sure if you can still get the 9500 Pro (slightly faster than a 9600 Pro from what I gather). You could get a 9600 Pro then overclock slightly.
GF4's are OK (I have one) but why invest in yesterday's news today?
From what you have above there's two answers I have for ya'
Price/Performance = 9600Pro
Performance = 9500Pro
Which one do you want? The performance of the 9500Pro is slightly better than the 9600Pro at stock speeds, but there is a $30+GST+PST(depnding on Prov.) diff (I assume you're in Canada based on prices). I am a little biased. But if you can afford the 9500Pro, go for it, if you are wishing to spend the $30s elsewhere then get the 9600Pro. Depends on your constraints.
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If it's for occasional gaming, the Ti4200 should be more than good enough.
Give the Ti4200 more credit then that please. I would say that for occasional gaming, an MX440 is good enough. If your going to be playing alot of games utilizing PS 2.0, then you better get a DX9 card. How many games do we play that are using PS 2.0?.....none in my current inventory.