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Old 02-04-2008, 06:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which one of these cards is better for gaming? I just want a straight up answer please. Thanks
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Old 02-04-2008, 06:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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8600gt... nuff said and from what I hear it overclocks well too

but whats your price range, because I think you can get a 7900gs for around the same price
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About 100 bucks is my price range. Im kinda just throwing together a cheap build, because im about to sell my other pc and i dont wanna be out a pc. I just wanna be able to play Call of Duty 4 well mainly but Crysis would be nice also. Im putting this card with a e2180 and 2 gigs of gskill ram.
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u do know that the 8600gt is basically the 7600gt with dx10 support
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u do know that the 8600gt is basically the 7600gt with dx10 support
Well then that answers it cause im running a 7600gt right now and it does fine with cod4 and crysis. So i guess it is the 8600gt then. Thanks thats all i wanted to know.
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u do know that the 8600gt is basically the 7600gt with dx10 support
It does outperform 7600GT in most cases though

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agreed, get the 8600
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It does outperform 7600GT in most cases though

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Nice, then i have no worries about it then. Thanks guys.
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Might want to consider this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814241038

Loads better than the 8600GT
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nice find there Gurusan
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