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Old 08-17-2005, 10:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm building a new computer and I was wondering if it would be worth it to get the 7800GTX rather than the 6800GT which I had planned on buying. Here's the rest of the sytem I plan on getting.

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It seems that the 6800GT is the best, But the 7800GTX is newer so they are both somewhat equal in performance. IMO i would get the 6800Gt and save my money.
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Old 08-17-2005, 10:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What about the 7800GT?
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It seems that the 6800GT is the best, But the 7800GTX is newer so they are both somewhat equal in performance. IMO i would get the 6800Gt and save my money.
What do you mean the 6800GT is the best??
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7800GTX is the best card out.. but it also costs a ton more than a 6800gt.
Id go with the 6800GT, no game can even put out enough juice to top the 7800 yet so dont even bother with it until games are better and the price drops.
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For the price, and the 7800GTX isn't as big of a performance increase as you think. Right now the best high-end card on a budget is indeed the 6800GT.
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Old 08-17-2005, 10:54 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It'd only be a $150 dollar difference....well ok, that's a good amount I guess. Technically it'd be a $200 dollar difference, but the 7800 comes with a game I was planning on buying anyways.
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Pick whichever, they are both excellent video cards.
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Old 08-17-2005, 11:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Well with that advice I think I'm going to just stick with the 6800gt. I'm completely ok with not spending more money.
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I'd get the 7800GTX myself. I costs more but it'll be longer before you have to upgrade.
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