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Old 05-17-2006, 08:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am currently using a GeForce 6600. To me, this card is a peice of ****. I am not getting the FPS i am looking for on Counter Strike Source. Can anyone suggest a new vid card for me. I just dont have the time to look. End of school and all.... just no time for me.

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well.. like me i love the fps.. get a 7900 gt, that'll be a huge jump for you. Max settings 1280x1024 6xaa 16xaf, i usually get around 180 average fps. So.. i'm sure that'll definitely satisfy you if your willing to pitch out 300 dollars

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300 bucks i cant afford right now unfortunately. I currently do not have a job and im runnin low on the dough
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Old 05-17-2006, 02:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Newegg has a 7600GT CO (Evga) for $150.
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Might have to take a look at that.

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Old 05-17-2006, 06:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yeah a 7600GT would max out cs:s too.
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Old 05-17-2006, 07:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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yeah definitely the 7600GT.
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Old 05-18-2006, 12:52 AM   #8 (permalink)
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alright, thanks guys. ima take a look and probably end up buying it


Ok, quick question that i honestly do not know the answer but i probably should.

Can you SLI to different vid cards together?

Could i SLI my current 6600 to this 7600 GT you guys are talking about? (if the 7600 GT supports SLI that is)

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Could some1 link me to a decent 7600 GT with SLI (if i can SLI to my current vid card, otherwise no SLI needed). There are several different ones, but i dont know which to concentrate my attention on.
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2 different cards cannot be SLI'd together. You can if you were using ATI cards, but not with the nVidia cards. Sorry.
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Old 05-18-2006, 08:30 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Thats what i kinda figured. I thought i read/heard that somewhere but wasnt to sure.


Still need a link. Like i said... I went to newegg and found the 7600gt's, but there are several of them and i have no idea what to get. I'll look more today, but if anyone can hit me with a link to some decent ones that cost 100 - 175, i would much appreciate it.



These are the ones i get when i narrow the searches:

Which one would you guys go with, or is there another one not on that page (maybe on previous pages) that you guys recommend

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