Want to Upgrade VC, from Radeon 9600XT to what? Tags: Graphics Cards Battlefield Radeon ATI Graphics Last response: June 21, 2005 5:30 AM in Graphics & Displays Share ladic June 16, 2005 7:05:55 PM Don't have much money, probably around $150 to spend. I currently have a ATI Radeon 9600XT 128mb and want something more powerful for Battlefield 2, eventhough I can run it at 800x600 pretty well. Should I got for a ATI Radeon 9800 PRO? More about : upgrade radeon 9600xt scottchen June 16, 2005 7:39:18 PM Go with a 6800 if you have 190US. Anonymous a b U Graphics card June 16, 2005 7:42:57 PM Or wait until the next generation, due in less than a week and all the mid-range of the current generation should see a price drop within 1-2 month. Asus P4P800DX, P4C email@example.com, 2X512 OCZ PC4000 3-4-4-8, Leadtek FX5900 w/ FX5950U bios@500/1000, 2X30gig Raid0 Related resources HELP Please! Want to upgrade Video & PS on Dell 435mt...Best PS and VC - Forum How bad is my ATI Radeon 9600XT 128mb?? - Forum ATI Radeon 9600XT extending desktop (dual head) with two f.. - Forum Asus Radeon 9600XT - Forum Radeon 9600XT AiW Versus Sapphire X1600 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer scottchen June 16, 2005 7:58:44 PM IMO 3-4 months. Anonymous a b U Graphics card June 16, 2005 8:25:36 PM Umm yes 1-2 month is optimistic. Thats the kind of figure we could expect if nVidia and ATI could pump lots of card from day one. But it never happens...IMO you shoudl still wait because de 9600XT is still good! Asus P4P800DX, P4C firstname.lastname@example.org, 2X512 OCZ PC4000 3-4-4-8, Leadtek FX5900 w/ FX5950U bios@500/1000, 2X30gig Raid0 cleeve June 16, 2005 8:52:46 PM Meh. I wouldn't bother with anything less than a vanilla X800/6800, if you've alreday got a 9600XT. Assuming you could get $60 on ebay for your old card, you should be able to score an X800/6800 with the $210 easy... ________________ <b>Geforce <font color=red>6800 Ultra</b></font color=red> <b>AthlonXP <font color=red>~3300+</b></font color=red> <i>(Barton 2500+ o/c 412 FSB @ 2266 Mhz)</i> <b>3dMark05: <font color=red>5,275</b> ladic June 16, 2005 11:23:32 PM Cool, thanks for info. I might then wait till Xmas for the new card then and see what the prices have droped to. Anonymous a b U Graphics card June 17, 2005 2:00:41 PM Might be wise because you card is far from obsolete. Altough if you plan to sell it, it wont be worth much around x-mas, alaways something to keep in mind.. Asus P4P800DX, P4C email@example.com, 2X512 OCZ PC4000 3-4-4-8, Leadtek FX5900 w/ FX5950U bios@500/1000, 2X30gig Raid0 ladic June 21, 2005 5:30:22 AM but is there a big diff between a 9600XT and a 9800PRO gamewise? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forumits a good upgrade from a ati 9600xt 256mb to a powercolor x1650pro 5 ForumCan't find tuner on AIW Radeon 9600XT ForumSapphire 9600xt AGP Dying... (Need upgrade under $100) Forumradeon 9600xt in nt4 ForumElectrical short fried my v/c ? HELP! ForumAvivo vs. Purevideo, Round 1: The Radeon X1000 vs. Geforce 7000 Generation ForumWhat 's my upgrade path after 9600XT ForumParts upgrade for gaming pc (CPU/MB/Ram/ VC ) ForumPCIe videocard with VIVO in the 9600XT perf, range Forum9600xt 256mb ddr Forum9600xt lockups - Possible problem with Farcry? Forum9800Pro vs 9600XT Forum9600XT vs. 4600Ti Forum1Gb vs 2Gb graphics ForumCan I get by on just a video card upgrade? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !