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Old 08-29-2006, 05:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,
Just wondering if you guys opinion, will this gfx card be suitable for running games like FEAR, BF2 + BF 2142(when it is released) on at least medium settings. The specs are below:

Geforce 6800GS:
256mb
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425mhz core clock
1000 mhz memory clock
pci express x16 interface

The only reason Im considering this one is because I can get one heaps cheap.
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Old 08-29-2006, 06:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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hrmm, i had a 6800gs for a good while, that card was amazing for what it costed... still a great card now no doubt.. it handled fear just dandy at 1024x768 with 2xaa 2xaf.. which is not bad at all for such a demanding game... and bf2.. don't remember what i played.. but for sure you can play on high with litte aa and af if on 1024
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hmm well looks like ill be getting that one, depends if I wanna fork out for a 7800GT... Ill see what deal I can do with the computer shop as im buying a fair bit of stuff there.
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lemme know what you get one... I want one as well!
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You've already got a 7900GT according to your sig, why would you wanna downgrade to a 7800GT? lol.
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ya I was thinking the same thing.
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Who said it was for mine???? I have several systems in my home...
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How would the 6800GS perform compared the the 7600GS?
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http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....=354&card2=387

Better, depending on which one you get... (this is base line only)
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