February 7th, 2000, 03:22 PM
Fury? G400? ViperII? it's geeting soon! so I need advice.
yes, I have posted this befor, but I am going to revision it a little....
I need to replace my Screahing, Agging 2 years old TNT. after thinking about it alot, I have decided to buy a new vid card in the end of feb. so, let me just ramp things up.
I have a hard time choosing between the:
ATI Rage Fury Pro ( 139$ At Egghead )
The Matrox G400Max ( 209$ At Shop@Matrox )
And the S3 ViperII (159$ at Egghead)
now, as I said at my older post,I am not buying a vid card for "hardcore" gaming, but Medicore gaming at most.
What I care most is image quality.
both in 2D and 3D.
farme rate is also something I care about, but anything higer then 30 at 1024X768 in 32bit color is better then ok to me.
DVD quality is also a factor I like to consider.
could you please give a rating to the cards?
in 2D eyecandy, 3D eyecandy, DVD eyecandy, Drivers and 3D Frame rate. oh.. and please, add life-span...
oh... yes, and just to make it a little more intersting.
say, I will wait for another couple of mounths, what offerings (G450, Nv15 - any info on these chipsets? ) will I be able to get at a price tag of 200$?
oh... forgot to add my system specs:
Asus P3B-F M/B
160Mb Seimens 100Mhz SDRAM
SBlive Value W/FPS1000 Speakers
Mag Innovision PerfectVision 770Ti TrinitronFR+ 17" monitor.
CL RivaTNT OC to 110Core/120Mem
Poineer X8 Slot Feed DVD-Rom
thanks once more!
-Reality is Relative.
[This message has been edited by DataOrb (edited 02-07-2000).]
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Windows 2000 Workstation With Running Specs:
Asus P3B-F w/Celeron @ 680Mhz 192Mb 7ns PC100 Ram. Matrox G400 @142/190Mhz IBM Deskstar 75GXP 'Telesto' 34Gb UDMA100 7200RPM. Seagate U8 4.1gb Hdd,
SBlaster Live! Digital. 17" Mag InnoVision 770Ti TrinitronFR Monitor. @1152X864 15" PB Monitor Connected to 2nd. port. @800X600 Logitech MouseMan Wheel USB (on Everglide Giganta) and Focus 127keys MM Keyboard. HP SCSI Cd-Rw 7200Si AOpen X48 Cd-Rom Drive.
AOpen 1040 X10 Slot-Feed DVD Drive. Kingston 30BT Network Interface Card. Pine Group ESS Chipset 56Kb Modem. 3Com Palm IIIx + GoType + AxxPAC.
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