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Old 06-09-2005, 09:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This isn't another ATI versus nVidia threads. I've made up my mind to get a 6800GT 256MB PCIe video card. But now I'm torn on which brand to purchase. Is it accurate to say that the video cards of most brands are pretty much the same, and that I can choose based solely on price and bundle? I'm leaning towards MSI at the moment, but I don't want to make a choice I'll regret. Thanks in advance!
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eVGA as everyone says.
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Actually, they are all not the same. Some have better service, warranty's, trade in options, etc. Anyways, I've heard great things from eVGA and leadtek, any of those two is a good choice.
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eVGA and Leadtek are basicly the only cards you should be looking at

XFX have gotten world speed records, but their not very reliable, and often DOA
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As other people have already said, eVGA and Leadtek... definitely.
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leadtek cards come with a big *** heatsink and fan, so that is a good thing, but they do take a lot of room on your mobo, so you can't do SLI... all brands manufacture the same technology, specs. wise...
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What is it about eVGA and Leadtek that make them superior to other companies such as XFX and MSI?
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higher quality
better tech support
eVGA has step up maybe for the 7800gtx?
leadtek has big *** hsf
both are great cards
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Originally posted by aspire.comptech
higher quality
better tech support
eVGA has step up maybe for the 7800gtx?
leadtek has big *** hsf
both are great cards
yuppers
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