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Old 02-23-2006, 09:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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go to www.tigerdirect.com and check out the pci express diablotek geforce 6600 512mb. not suggesting it cuz idk if your mobo will support pci e but im putting 2 of em in mine so ya. pretty good deal on it too, its like $135.

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Old 02-23-2006, 09:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
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as stated before the ati drivers just arent there. go with the 6800gs you wont be dissappointed

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Old 02-23-2006, 09:52 PM   #13 (permalink)
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6800 gs i agree
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Old 02-24-2006, 09:40 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Unfortunately I realized that the 6800GS is too long for my case. I'm going to have to go with the X1600XT.
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Old 02-25-2006, 04:57 AM   #15 (permalink)
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x800GTO2 is slightly more expensive than the x800GTO but its GUARANTEED to overclock; in fact, some come with 16 pipes unlocked right out of the box. If you want to overclock, i definitely recommend the x800GTO2. If you're not gonna overclock, 6800gs woulda been your next choice but you just said its too long... and i have no idea about the x1600xt.

x800gto2 can overclock to x850xt platinum edition or even faster, it has the exact same core.

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