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Old 02-22-2006, 06:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im on a pretty crapp Packard Bell comp i got for my b-day last year that came with a p4 3.00ghz cpu, 512 2x256 ram, a 160gb hard drive, and the worst card ever created, x300se...

Now this birthday im going to be upgrading my video card and hopefully my ram later on, I'm settling on either the 6800gs or one of the x1600 series

I've searched 6800GS and been reading all night and i just need your opinion, its either the 6800gs or the x1600 series

If you could all head over to and use the menu on the side and pick video cards and choose from that lot


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Old 02-22-2006, 06:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i really don't know how the 2 cards actually stack up against each other but i don know of certain performance issues common to all ATI cards. the general opinion on this forum is that ATI isn't even in the same league as nVIDIA. buy the 6800gs

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It's been shown in benchmarks that the x1600 series floats more around the 6600GT and vanilla 6800. I'd go with the 6800GS if you have the cash.


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Old 02-22-2006, 12:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The 6800GS is faster. (you can get it for $150 now)
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