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    Whats the best Value Video Card at the moment

    Hi,
    I am going to get a Video card for a friend of mine and currently i think the best value for money is probably the
    Geforce 2 mx 400 64meg it costs $AU 110 (australian)
    There are other models out there like a Geforce 2ti or Geforce 4mx460 , that he might consider getting, but i want something between $au 100-200. What do you guys think?

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    Radeon 9000.

    just released.

    Price $109.00

    More than 2x faster than a Geforce4MX with more features.
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    Been too long since i checked out anyting like the Radeon series. Thanks for your reply ill check out the specs on it.

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    With a budget of AU$100 - AU$200, I'm not sure much in the Radeon series will be affordable except perhaps the Radeon 7500.

    Hopefully, the ATi Radeon 9000 will be available in that price range in the near future, but ATi products have a habbit of taking a very long time to reach Australian shores, so I wouldn't hold your breath for one

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    Actually, I noticed that the 8500LE 128mb is selling for $150 at Best Buy. Amazingly, they were in stock and only $10 more expensive than the 7500!
    I know they are cheaper online, but I was shocked to see the 8500LE selling for less than the GF4 MX 440 sitting next to it on the shelf. Wonder which one people think is better....

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    GF4 Ti4200.

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    The GeForce4 Ti4200 is priced around AU$350.

    The GeForce4 MX440 just slips in under AU$200, but it's a fairly ordinary performer. You could do better

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    For him over there I guess he options are limited for his price range. Good luck buddy with what you get.
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    I'm not sure if Computer Geeks does international shipping, but this is the best deal for the most power in the US currently- http://www.compgeeks.com/details.asp...4895443921639. There's a 10% off coupon making the Geforce3 only $61 (US of course).
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    $61.00 for a GF-3 ? now thats a super deal! I just got a GF-2 GTS for $50.00 and thought that was a good deal.

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    Originally posted by Dr. Data
    Radeon 9000.

    just released.

    Price $109.00

    More than 2x faster than a Geforce4MX with more features.
    Hmm... it's probably not 2x faster in most cases and it's likely going to be more expensive than nVidia equivalents (in Australia - although technically nVidia have no equivalent product right now) if current trends are going to continue. I had a quick look at some com.au prices, BTW. No sign of Radeon 9000 in Oz yet.

    How much are GF2Ti's? If they are about $150 then I'd get one of those instead. If not, then it seems to me that the deal you mention might be your best bet in terms of value for money, although a GF4MX440 for about $200 (if you can find one) would also be good.

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    Take a look at EYO Technologies. They have some of the more competitive Australian prices you'll find online, although not a massive range of products.

    Their Leadtek GeForce4 MX440 64MB Retail is priced at AU$198, not inclusive of shipping. No GeForce2 Ti's are listed.

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    One card that has not been mentioned that is a good buy for its prices it the GeForce2 Ultra 64MB. It is only $66 US Dollars. This card is the highest Geforce 2 you can get (other than the TI I suppose) and it used to be over $400 a year and a half ago when it came out. It still can take todays games w/o problems.

    I mean, if the buyer is looking into G2 400MX's, this would be ALOT faster for basicly pennys more and you do not have to worry about Ati Driver issues that seem to hamper there cards unlike Nvidia.
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    Right Here Man!

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    Notice that they have dropped the price in the Text from $139 to $129!
    Thats the shipped price as well!
    This is not an under clocked card either Built Buy ATI Retail Speed.
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    That Geforce 3 for $61 makes me wish I lived in the states.

    Has anyone here ever bought from an international site, and if so how much do they usually charge for shipping and delivery.

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