If you are looking for a graphics card update, and you budget just cannot stretch beyond $150, then the 9600 GTS is perfect for you.  Ryan tried three different models, the $130 ASUS EN9600GT Silent and ASUS EN9600GT TOP and the $150 XFX 9600 GT XXX Edition.   Read through the review and see if you want to spend the extra $20 for the overclocked version.

You can also hear the reactions of Ryan, Josh and myself to the 9800GTX+ and AMD’s two great graphical gifts in the 32nd edition of the PC Perspective Podcast.

“Even with new GPUs from both AMD and NVIDIA the GeForce 9600 GT is very appealing. Price drops and a large variety of cards featuring passive coolers, overclocked cores and custom heatsinks have expanded the 9600GT market to offer someone for just about everyone. If you are looking for a new budget graphics card check out out roundup of options.”

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