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Old 03-09-2006, 11:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I am looking to get a new video card and I have come down to these two:

NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT / 256MB DDR3 / AGP 8x / DVI / VGA / TV Out / Video Card:
GPU/VPU NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT
RAMDAC Dual 400 MHz
Video Memory 256MB
Memory Type DDR3
Core Clock 500 MHz
Memory Clock 900 MHz
Interface Type AGP
Interface Speed 8X
Connector(s) DVI TV/S-Video VGA


and

PNY GeForce 6800 GS / 256MB GDDR3 / AGP 8x / DVI / VGA / TV Out / Video Card:
GPU/VPU NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS
RAMDAC Dual 400 MHz
Fill Rate per Second 4.2 Billion texels
Vertices per Second 438 Million
Maximum Resolution 2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz
Video Memory 256MB
Memory Type GDDR3
Core Clock 350 MHz
Memory Data Rate 1000 MHz
Memory Bandwidth 32GB/sec.
Interface Type AGP
Interface Speed 8X
Connector(s) DVI TV/S-Video VGA


They are both very close in price ($6-7 apart, # 1 being the cheaper) the info I posted for them is all I got from the place I want to buy them from, could someone tell which would be better for gaming? thanks.
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6800GS is always going to be better than a 6600GT.

Stray away from PNY if possible... They're kinda okay, maybe. eVGA is your best bet, leadtek is good. BFG is good too.

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Old 03-09-2006, 11:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I could get this one (a eVGA like you suggested) would it be a better buy?

eVGA GeForce 6800 GS / 256MB GDDR3 / AGP 8x / DVI / VGA / TV-Out / Video Card

GPU/VPU NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS
RAMDAC Dual 400 MHz
Maximum Resolution 2048 x 1536 @ 65Hz
Video Memory 256MB
Memory Type GDDR3
Core Clock 350 MHz
Memory Clock 1000 MHz
Memory Bandwidth 32GB/sec.
Connector(s) DVI TV/S-Video VGA
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Right on... That's the one I have, except in the PCI express version.

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