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Old 12-03-2005, 06:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i'm new to this and i just got everything for my new comp but i don't know what video card to get
so far my setup looks like this
AMD FX-55 Processor
Asus A8N32-SLI DELUXE Socket939/nForce4 SLI x16/2GbE
2gb of pc3200 corsair xms ram
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so now i need a video card i was thinking of getting the geforce 6800gs but then i saw the 7800gt now i don't know what to get so yeah i'm not entirely sure
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defintely get the 7800GT for 280 dollars

why are you getting the FX-55? why not dual core and maybe a DFI NF4 SLI-DR expert mobo and some quality OCZ ram
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Get some OCZ RAM and the 7800GT. Also look into getting a dual core processor instead. Those are the best bets, maybe a different mobo but don't need it.
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The 7800 GT is your best choice it used to be a l33t card often compaired with the 7800 GTX but the price drop just arrived for this card not to long ago. For around $300 for a quality GT when it used to be alot more you can't go wrong.
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why is the 7800gt better than the 6800gs the only difference on the specs is that one of them has more pixel lines 12 vs 20 and the gs has a faster clock speed and the price difference
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everything is all about pipelines not pixel lines lol

8 more does way more performance.

go look at some benchmarks of them, i dont have any one let me go seartch for some
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