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Old 02-17-2006, 10:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just curious, but I'm looking at something like a 6800gs or 7800gs, are there any brands to stay away from? I was considering BFG but I see NewEgg has a weekend sale on the eVGA 7800gs and probably going to buy that. Good or bad?

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Yeah, eVGA in my opinion is the best brand out there. They are having a presidents day sale, so you might want to check out their site, or just buy from Newegg.
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eVGA is the best.
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word on the forum is eVGA is the best. up there with them in my opinion are GigaByte and Leadtek.
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I think I'll just go with this, unless anyone has heard anything bad about it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130275
I'm not willing to rebuild my PC at this time for PCIE and I think with how I game this card will end up lasting me a long time.
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If you are willing to invest that much into your current system, then go for it.
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yeah go ahead, looks fine.
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looks great ofr the 7800gs if anything goes wrong u can just RMA is fora new one
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Monarch has the a card with the same Clocks but a different model # I think because it has the Copper on it...? But it's 10 bucks less

LinkY:http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ory_Code=VC-NV
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Before I order the eVGA model, how bad is PNY?
http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...467&pfp=SEARCH
They have it locally so I could pick one up tonight, I'm not impatient, just be nice to do an easy return if I had any problems.

PNY ok or just order the eVGA?
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