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Old 12-20-2005, 12:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I currently have a evga 6600 gt agp based and am planning on upgrading my system a bit. Planning on buying a new pci-e mobo, a 3200+ venice, and another stick of ram to dual channel. I was wondering how these three video cards stack up against each other: 6600 gt
6800 gs - the one I want to get
6800 gt
things like : overclockability, loudness, overheating issues, power usage, performance etc..

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6800 GS hands down. There is only a few frames of difference between the two, and the GS is about 80 bucks less, 6800GS no doubt about it.

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Old 12-20-2005, 12:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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6800GS and 6800GT are equal at stock, but overclocked, the 6800GS beats the 6800GT. 6800GS is pretty much the mid-range card this generation, but if you want a good card, go for a 7800GT.
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