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Old 08-31-2006, 12:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So at the moment, my systems running a geforce 4 ti 4200 128mb card. A guy I work with is able to get me a deal on an extra card hes got lying around. Its an "Apollo 6800 128-RD Geforce 6800 128MB DDR" Has anybody had any experiance with this card? Would it be a worthwhile upgrade over what im running now?


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Old 08-31-2006, 01:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the 6800 would be a big improvement however i don't know your system specs or anything so don't really knwo if it is worth it. However i have no experience with that company.

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Old 08-31-2006, 01:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Alright, my spec at the moment is:

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 2.4GHz
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200
Realtek AC97 Audio
Gigabyte SiS-645 mainboard (4x gfx interface)
Western Digital 120GB hard drive 8mb cache
Dynex 400W Power Supply
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Old 08-31-2006, 10:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Assuming that 6800 is AGP then it should work fine.

It will be a big improvement!
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Old 08-31-2006, 12:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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That's definitely a worthwhile upgrade.
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Old 08-31-2006, 05:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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how much of a good deal is this? how much he chargin you? oh and make sure the 6800 is AGP!!

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