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Old 12-11-2005, 12:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 6800 Gt 512 Mb ?!?!

wut the i never knew ther was a 6800 GT thas 512 mb.... so woud that be better then a 7800 GT or even a gtx becuz it has 512 mb..

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Old 12-11-2005, 01:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Noooo more memory doesn't mean better. In fact, if a card has more RAM than it can use efficiently, it will be worse than the same card with less memory. I believe the 6600GT is an example of this. The 6800GT with 512mb is probably better than the 256mb since it's a pretty powerful card, and can probably make use of all that memory. But that doesn't make it better than a 7800GT. The 7800GT is way better.

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Old 12-11-2005, 01:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah the 512 MB memory is just a marketing gimmick for people who think like you did.
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