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Old 01-04-2006, 11:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey im not the best person with video cards so here we go...

1. What is the diffrence between all the 6800 series cards for geforce (GeForce 6800 Ultra, GeForce 6800 GT, GeForce 6800 GS, GeForce 6800)

2. My current card is a ATI radeon 9800pro 256mb but I am getting a new computer and with the new computer comes a new card so I am wondering what card would best suit me ...

-Geforce 6800GS 256MB/256-BIT GDDR3 PCI-E(EVGA)
-Geforce 6800GT 256MB/256-bit GDDR3 PCI-E(XFX)

My main game is 1.6 so I'm guessing I should be getting 100fps even in 3 smokes like I do with my 9800 but I want to know if these cards can be considered 'better' then the 9800?

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Order of 6800 cards from worst to best: 6800, 6800GT~6800GS, 6800 Ultra

I'd get the 6800GS. It's the best deal for the buck. Plus, out of the 2 cards you picked, the 6800GS is the better brand. eVGA rules our pants. Out of the 2 cards you picked, they'll offer almost identical performance but the GS is cheaper.

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Cheaper and apparently the PCIE version of the 6800gs overclocks very nicely, making it better then the GT and ULTRA after OCed correctly.
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Cheaper and apparently the PCIE version of the 6800gs overclocks very nicely, making it better then the GT and ULTRA after OCed correctly.
Yeah, but you can also overclock the 6800Ultra to pass them all up. When you're buying the video card, you pretend like you can't overclock. That way you get the best card you can afford and then when you recieve it, you overclock.

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