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Old 08-13-2005, 03:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 6600 256mb or 6600 GT 128mb?

As the title states, I'm wondering if I should grab the 6600 256mb or the 6600 GT 128mb version. Price-wise, it seems the GT would be better, but memory-wise I'm not sure as to whether there's a big performance difference.

Looking at: http://graphics.tomshardware.com/gra...s-pcie-07.html would say the 6600 GT, but those charts don't show the 256mb version of the 6600 and I'm seeking a second opinion.



I'd like to note I'm referring to the PCIe versions.

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Old 08-13-2005, 04:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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6800 gt for sure imo...

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Old 08-13-2005, 04:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yea good call RxLife, considering the 6800 GT wasnt an option.

The 6600GT would probably be faster. One must learn that memory size for video cards does not mean jack SHlT if your card cant really fully utilize it. Just because they slap extra memory in doesn't mean it's going to be any better than it would be w/o that memory, it's pretty much just marketing to attact n00bs and people with cash to blow, no offense. I, as most of us, was once there myself.
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6600gt has more performance value for gaming then the 6600. A 6600GT will be your best friend for gaming.
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Old 08-13-2005, 08:42 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well, that 6600 in the benchmark is a 256 meg card.

Anyways, the 6600 may have more ram, but the 6600GT has alot more speed
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6600GT.... More memory does not mean it's always better.
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Old 08-15-2005, 12:19 AM   #7 (permalink)
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6600gt is around twice the speed from the tests i have seen
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6600GT is where you should go. The next step up from there would be a 6800GT.

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