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Old 08-24-2005, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys i am really thinking of going duel video cards . Now my question is this i know ati xt 850 is a really good card .

If i go NVIDIA Geforce 6600 256MB 16X PCI X 2 will this be better then having just 1 ati xt 850 card
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No the x850XT will outpeform it in most cases.

Have you looked at other nvidia cards like the 7800GT, the x850 is a last generation card, ATI have yet to produce a card this generation.
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Old 08-24-2005, 01:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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so duel video cards wont do any better then just a single card
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He did not say that, he said two of the 6600's wont do better than the single x850XT. If you bought a single 7800GTX then that card would our perform the X850XT.
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i know what he said lol i am saying what be be a good 2 video card setup i want to have duel video cards or am i just better off getting 1 video card
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2 6800GT's or 2 7800GTX's *which is just overkill*

either the 2 6800GT's or 1 7800GTX, cause in most cases the 7800GTX beats the dual 6800GT's
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i know what he said lol i am saying what be be a good 2 video card setup i want to have duel video cards or am i just better off getting 1 video card
Dual video cards have their two uses

#1: If you buy a card now, buy another card later

#2: Have 2 of the TOP END video cards
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7800GTX w00t w00t
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Buy one 6800gt now, that is all u need, and buy another one later, when required.
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