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Old 10-30-04, 09:56 AM   #7
anzak
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Default Re: VGA Better Then FX 5200, 9550 or 9600 or ??

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Originally Posted by saturnotaku
If you hit up the refurbished section of Newegg, you can pick up the same card for $91 + shipping. Likewise, they have the original Radeon 9500 available for $109. If you get that, you might get one of the infamous L-shaped memory cards that could be soft-modded to a 9700.

http://www.techpowerup.com/softmod/faq.php

That's a list of all the different ATI cards and how they shape up for a soft-mod. Even if you get an I-shaped memory board, the 9500 Pro mod might give you a leg up in performance over a 9600 Pro.
I normally don't like refurbs, but that 9500 is a great deal.
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