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Old 10-17-2005, 01:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Need advices about selecting a video card to buy!

I just discovered that ATI came out with the X1000 series. LOL, Im late, I was thinking about getting a 6600GT, but now I have to rethink about it again, what a hassle.

What about, when will they have a less expensive line of Geforce 7 cards, could it be a better idea to buy then or now (It would be nice if I dont have to wait too long :P).

The bottom line is Which video card will give me the "BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK".

Any advices? Should I get the 6600GT or something in the X1000 series? Or wait for the less expensive line of Geforce 7 comes out?
Like 7200, 7600, etc.
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Old 10-17-2005, 02:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i had a 6600gt that i got for like 150 bucks a while ago ... it served me well, i could play doom 3 and half life 2 easily... but it lagged a bit with AA and AF ... its good though. i'd go with the 6600gt for bang for the buck.
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6800 is probably the best bang for your bucks, and if you can afford it get a 7800GT
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Old 10-17-2005, 06:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
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6800 is probably the best bang for your bucks, and if you can afford it get a 7800GT
Im always gonna say exactly what you say so
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Depends your budget. I would buy these cards in this order:

6600GT - $150
6800GT - $300
7800GT - $500 - ?
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Use the search feature bucko.
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The 7800GTs are actually in the 400s, and flashing them to GTX saves you quite a bit of money, anywhere from 100 to 150 USD.
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Old 10-17-2005, 12:42 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Check out this interesting acticle!

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2552&p=8
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