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Old 06-28-2005, 07:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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6600GT is 8 pipes, 6800GT is 16
6600GT is 128bit memoryinterface, 6800GT is 256 bit
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Old 06-28-2005, 08:06 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks i appreciate it!! one last question is, is that a real big diff and which one do you recomend for the best bang for the buck???
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Old 06-28-2005, 09:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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6600GT for a low budget and 6800GT for intense gamer and nice budget. I want a 6800GT myself, a Leadtek one of couse.
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Old 06-28-2005, 11:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I will also chime in since I have one of the BFG cards.

1. When I purchased mine it was within $10 of any decent brand 6800GT (eVGA etc.)

2. Lifetime warranty

3. 24/7 customer support.

4. OK, the stock OC means nothing (but is 20Mhz BTW). But, mine has OC'd great. I can hit 430/1200 on air. Meaning, they build with quality parts and are of good build.

Overall I would put them as one of the quality builders of nVidia gfx cards.

Let me add though. If the price difference is significant, you can not go wrong with a eVga or Leadtec.
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Yeah BFG are in spot #3, but the warranty is great.
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Old 06-29-2005, 01:53 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I have a question if you put on an aftermarket sink will it void warrenty? I'm almost sure.
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Old 06-29-2005, 01:59 AM   #17 (permalink)
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yea it will cause you are taking a risk of messing up the chip or the board. the BFG cards i always saw where cheap junk compared to anythign else. My friend bought a BFG 5200ultra and his friend got a chaintek 5200. the chaintek was cheaper and is still running whereas the BFg isnt and they ran pretty much the same computer and never took it apart or OCd.
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Old 01-11-2007, 03:03 AM   #18 (permalink)
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question 1: how much does the power supply matter in running a video card? i have a bfg 6200 oc that requires min 250w power supply and that's exactly how much my current power supply is in my computer. all of the games i play work fine, except for counterstrike and day of defeat. sometimes while i'm playing it would just freeze and then unfreeze after about 30+ seconds. then a few times it wouldn't unfreeze at all and the computer just restarts on its own.

question 2: how come the only nvidia driver version that works with my bfg card is the one that came with it? when i tried to update to the most current version (or any version for that matter) i would have trouble running videos (i.e. it wouldn't run at all and my computer would freeze up). but when i revert back to the version on the CD that came in the box, the video works fine.

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