The new midrange, ten cards around $200

Posted on Friday, Mar 21 2008 @ 04:40 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The good news is you can currently get a whole lot of power for around the $200 mark. There is a veritable wealth of cards available around this price-point. While the last generation of video cards had a relatively weak mid-range compared to the top-end cards when it came down to game performance, nowadays it is a very different situation altogether. While last generation's 2600 XT's and Pro's, 8600 GT's and GTS's were largely limited by a 128-bit memory interface, the recently price-slashed HD 3870 and 8800 GT offer high-end power, at a mid-range price. Today's absolute slowest HD 3850 or 9600 GT demolish those old mid-range cards in the benchmarks. That old mid-range should fade from gamers' memories fast. The new mid-range is here, and today we will be checking it out.

Check it out at Neoseeker.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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