Tom’s Hardware Guide Graphics Cards: VGA Charts Part III – . _Tom’s Hardware latest reviews now takes price into account, basically you can buy a $400 card (!!!) and it is 50% faster than a $150 card, so the sweetspot in the market is nVidia and ATI’s mid range card_
We see that the Radeon 9600 Pro/XT and the GeForce FX 5700 Ultra based boards offer very good value for money. When image quality settings are raised, the Radeon 9600 XT is an easy recommendation.