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Old 12-27-2005, 07:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well.... instead of building a computer for christman my parents suprised me and got me this. Uber-LeeT H-P I thought i was gettine money from them and now have that. It looks like a good deal and all + it has a pci-e slot in it. I have about 200$ and was wonderin what the best card i could get for it would be. Ive ben lookin around but i duno what i will be able to use for the next couple years for that amount of money.
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Well.... instead of building a computer for christman my parents suprised me and got me this. Uber-LeeT H-P I thought i was gettine money from them and now have that. It looks like a good deal and all + it has a pci-e slot in it. I have about 200$ and was wonderin what the best card i could get for it would be. Ive ben lookin around but i duno what i will be able to use for the next couple years for that amount of money.
Oright, couple of options here. I"m only presuming this is in US funds.

If you're an ATI fan, here's some options:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...583378&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...535691&CatId=0

Nvidia:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...646806&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...696714&CatId=0

On the Nvidia side, I'd definatley go with the eVGA.

As for ATI, go for the PowerColor. Just remember that if overclocking is something you want to do later on, definatley go for the ATi. If not, go ahead and get the better performing 6800s.

Overall though, I'd stick with the 6800s if I were you. Don't forget that the x800s do not have shader model 3, while the 6800s do, something that will be essential for future games to come.


Only thing you have to pay attention to is DVI outputs and such. But, no worries, if that be the case, just get a converter . Good luck.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130258

The eVGA 6800GS is the way to go now. It performs almost on par with the 6800GT and when OC'ed in some cases it will beat the 6800GT. Especially with the nice pricetag, it is a very attractive deal.
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The eVGA 6800GS is the way to go now. It performs almost on par with the 6800GT and when OC'ed in some cases it will beat the 6800GT. Especially with the nice pricetag, it is a very attractive deal.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...696714&CatId=0

but they're the same price almost. By like a couple of bucks. And you can always OC the GT.
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but they're the same price almost. By like a couple of bucks. And you can always OC the GT.
That's the 6600GT, I'm talking about the 6800GT, That is around 300 dollars.
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oh... ohhhhhhhh!!! my bad. Wow, that 6800GS is a ****ing crazy-*** deal. Go for it.
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i got your back pzero!!! basically i ditto pzero. i myself am hoping to buy a 6800gs in the near future...mainly because i will never be able to afford a 7800
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TOTALLY SORRY i just realized i posted this on the wrong page. my bad. i created a post about a graphics card too. ignore this please
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thx for infos guys i just recently bought the 6800gs and i love it
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Good choice, I love mine to! Are you overclocking that baby?
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