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Old 01-28-2006, 07:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am making a new computer and need help.It is pretty much between the 1600xt, the 800GTO, and the 6800GS, and a couple others. Which would be the best without overcloking . This is such a hard decision. I see my friends 1600xt look so smooth and play at great fps but then another forum told me that the 1600xt is bad and the 850xt is way better. But I saw some screen shot with the 850xt and my friends 1600xt is so much smoother.And now another forum says to go with the 6800 GS. Ahhhhhhhhhhh.Help!!!!!

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Old 01-28-2006, 07:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My personal preference is the 6800GS.

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Old 01-28-2006, 08:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Has anyone had any first hand experience with both the 1600XT and the 850XT and the 6800GS or any combo of that. Which looks the best?
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Old 01-28-2006, 09:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Why does everyone just go around saying 6800GS, do you guys even know why? lol that always happens, someone asks a question and their just like this and they never explain it

Don't think abuot the X8** series from ATI, no SM3 support, and they are still way overpriced and a waste of money.

the X1600XT or was it the pro was supposed to compete with the 6600GT?

And the 6800GS is the best out of all of them
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Old 01-28-2006, 09:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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x800GTO2 is another card to consider despite what many will argue about the reputation surrounding the x800 cards
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Old 01-28-2006, 09:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yea nvidia is prettyy cool still im gettin the BFG 6800 gs oc soon

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Old 01-29-2006, 07:54 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Well I changed around my comp specs so I could fit the eVGA 7800GT in the budget. Now there is nothing better in that price range is there?

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