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Old 01-29-2007, 01:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, can someone please help me out by telling me which video card is better? My main concern is the price/performance ratio.

Also, I've heard that the 7800gs is not much better than the 6800xt, but I'm not quite sure. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you

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umm... the 7800gs kicks the crap out of the 6800xt.... huge difference in pipelines... you should take a loot at the x1950pro

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Old 01-29-2007, 03:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Get an x1950pro... but not that Sapphire brand. It's been known to run very hot, even causing crashes for some people.

An aftermarket cooler might solve it, but that would cost you a few extra bucks.
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6800xt is horrible video card

You can get 7600GS for the same price and it outperform it by far

Get either 7600GS or 7800GS, they are both good AGP video card for the price
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Old 01-29-2007, 04:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks a lot guys. I think I'm gonna go with the 7800gs, just because of what Phrantic said about the sapphire x1950pro card running very hot(as well as other reviewers of that card), and its the cheapest brand. I can't really go much higher than that price. Plus the 7800gs is a pretty high price for me as it is( it's only $159.00 after rebate). As long as it will hold me over for another year or so.?.?
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7800gs is the way to go
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Old 01-29-2007, 09:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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7800 gs man

i have one in my lan rig and it works great. plays every game wonderfully. heres a teaser shot of RBS vegas that i just got-

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Old 01-29-2007, 10:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yeah, That's what i like to hear(and see)! Thanks!
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I'd get the 1950pro. Its the fastest AGP card on the market so if you get it, there will be nothing better to upgrade to. I think the 1950pro was the last cry from AGP.
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Old 01-30-2007, 12:01 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Yeah, but I'm not gonna keep AGP forever, just for a year or so. So I'd rather not spend the extra $75-$100 for the x1950pro.

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