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Old 27-02-2003, 11:57 PM   #1
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not lookin for a professional graphics card here, im just looking for a gainward geforce 4, which one would you recommend? cos there are so many of them!
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Old 28-02-2003, 12:11 AM   #2
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I've seen guides where you can turn an ATI Radeon 9700 Pro into a FireGL pro card.
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Old 28-02-2003, 12:14 AM   #3
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not interested in 3d graphics cards not yet anyway, besides, i dnt believe in hacking gfx cards
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Old 28-02-2003, 03:15 PM   #4
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It's me again Nem
I got a leadtek gforce 4 TI 4200 128mb 8xAGP with VIVO. Reason, well I'm sure you'll get this answer if you've posted a t cgtalk.com also. It's the more affordable one and you'll see minimal speed on the 4400 and 4600 for the amount of their price.

I know you're asking about the gainsward, but hopefully it'll help.
Are you planning on buying a custom built pc?

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Old 28-02-2003, 05:32 PM   #5
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yeah im plannin on buildin my own computer, i was going to get an FX but not anymore, now i think i might get a 4600 cos money isnt that big of an issue (i was going to get a 400 gfx to start with!)
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Old 28-02-2003, 07:02 PM   #6
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Ah.. great.

Ed Harri, Softimage guru wrote a positive review on the gainward ti 4600
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http://www.edharriss.com/review/geforce4_review.html

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You want the GeForce FX. It's the best out there
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cant if nvidia have decided to scrap em
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Well they've only just come out
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really? where?
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oops, nevermind

Ok, thought I had it wrong the first time..
just some info for those interested in gforce fx
http://www.nvidia.com/view.asp?PAGE=geforcefx
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thanks for that link by the way george sorry, just got a bit into the FX thing, was excited for a wee bit but ive recovered
so ive decided to go with a ti4600 (or a 4800) but gainward have so many models with weird numbers and letters 650XP? :S
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Nem,
Where are you buying your custom pc from?
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all over the place, im buying the parts and puttin it together, most of it is comin from www.komplett.co.uk and www.microdirect.co.uk tho

why do you ask?
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cool..i made one on my own too.. bought the parts and assembled it, easy when my dad is a computer hardware engineer :p
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