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Old 01-26-2006, 10:48 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Should I got with a 6600 or a 6600 GT? keep in mind that it will only be until the 7900 cards come out?
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Old 01-26-2006, 11:32 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Dont get an ATI as a temporary card if you plan on switching to Nvidia. Much of the time you have problems switching from ATI to Nvidia without a format, when you could just upgrade an Nvidia to a better Nvidia without a reformat.
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Old 01-26-2006, 01:35 PM   #23 (permalink)
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The 6600GT is a lot better then the normal 6600. Seeing as you want it only as a temporary card, Id still go with a 6600gt if you plan on playing relatively new video games. If you're a cheapskate like me though you'd probably buy an even cheaper card though, like a ti 4 series even if you can get one. The 7900 cards probably arn't to far off so just go cheap.

EDIT- doh I wasnt thinking, you have PCIE. Yea just get a 6600gt then.
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Old 01-26-2006, 04:20 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Okay awesome. Once again, thankyou guys. Pretty **** excited to get this computer up and running.

Oh one more thing! How much do you think the 7900 cards will cost on release? Just an estimation?

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there are rumours that the X1900 is to be around 1000 USD

the 7900 would be around the same
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The X1900 is already out and it doesnt costs $599 for the XTX version and $549 for the XT version. You think the 7900's will be roughly the same?
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hopefully they will be about that much, but seeing as the 7800gtx 512 is 750 or whatever the riduculous amount is, it will probably be more than that. I am actually going to skip the g71 and buy a g80 when it comes out
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double the performance. double the price.....hope its not..
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it better not be, cause if so I wont have enough money =( and if so I should just buy a 7800 GTX
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X1900 is out already? i meant the R580 core one !


edit : oops..yeah its out, i better keep myself updated, sorry
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