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Old 12-14-2007, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i might get dogged for this question but ol well..
a geforce 8600gt would be a significant upgrade to a geforce 6800gt right?
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Old 12-14-2007, 04:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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In short........absolutely.

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Old 12-14-2007, 05:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yes... but an x1950pro performs better and its around the same price on an 8600gt
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yes... but an x1950pro performs better and its around the same price on an 8600gt
Absolutely. Well said.
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Old 12-15-2007, 08:49 AM   #5 (permalink)
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8600gt is surely worth the upgrade. You should go in for it. 8800 is the best but nevermind.
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I would definately go with the X1950PRO.
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X1950PRO is the way to go bro.

Or consider the HD3850 if you want something a little better for cheap.
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^ thats a good consideration as well... but the problem is... even tho its MSRP is $160.00 ish... but its gonna be a bit more than that... and i don't think his budget is taht high..
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Yeah, newegg has a few 8600gt's right around $100 thats why i was so interested in it.
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x1900gt is also better and is around $100
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