Graphic Card Advice Needed.

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FNG / Fresh Meat
Feb 9, 2006
I've just got myself a new computer its a amd 4000+ x2, 2gb ram etc however the only thing im missing is a graphics card, now the card i had in mind was a xfx 8600gt 256 xxx edition for about 150 euro but i was wondering is it worth the extra 180 euro to get a 8800gts for about 330 euro or should the i just get the cheaper card and then upgrade when prices come down.:confused:
Btw im getting the card from so if you want to point out another option be my guest. Thanks any advice much appreciated.


FNG / Fresh Meat
Dec 7, 2005
Go the 8800GTS I have one and it's worth every penny, I am talking RO at near constant 80fps and it handles all the current games (and newies like Bioshock) well.

The 8600GT is a very underwhelming card which generally has pretty poor reviews, the mid range 8 series cards really aren't up to snuff.