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Old 08-23-2005, 12:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking to upgrade video cards from the Nvidia GeForce 4 series to the 600 model. I have pretty much picked out two that I am looking at but have heard conflicting reports on which to go with, so I came here. Could you take a look and give me some feedback. I dont really want to spend the extra cash if it wont make that big of a real difference. Most people have said MSI based on preference, but there hasnt been anything else to back it up.

The only thing I am concerned with over another is that I read on Amazon.com that the MSI 6600 (MSI Geforce nx6600) requires an 350-watt power supply... I dont know if this is a mute point because my computer is able to handle the 4 series and its all the same but wanted to ask.

MSI GeForce 6600 $170
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...Tab=11&NoMapp=0

ASUS GeForce 6600 $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16814121196

I am going to be using it for online gaming. I know some people swear by MSI, but again, if in the end it really isnt going to make a difference I'd rather keep the extra $40 in my pocket.

Thanks in advance
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Old 08-23-2005, 12:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hate to sound like a fanboy, but...

http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ct_Code=190367

gota go with evga

and definately get 6600 GT rather than just 6600
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double post, and btw, eVGA arent available in the UK,

if your irish, like i said before - go leadtek.
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get the evga from newegg.com
and only get gt if its not a gt dont buy it
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hes irish - not american.

eVGA dont sell in britain.
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get a 6600GT not the 6600
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