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Old 04-13-2006, 08:01 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Hard choice. I know the 6600gt is faster than the x1300pro, but between a 6600 vanilla? I really can't say...
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Old 04-13-2006, 08:13 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Until yesterday I had an AGP based 6600 GT 128 megs, if you can afford it then I would say spend the extra cash for the GT.

I had some great performance from it, and ultimately it was the rest of my system that let it down.

I have a friend who runs a PCI-E version of the 6800 128 and he scores very nicely on 3dmark05 and plays most games comfortably.
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Old 04-13-2006, 09:02 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I'm thinking now to just get the 6200TC, seeing as I only need it for two months til G80. If I were to ge a 6600GT, I'd be paying three times more than a 6200TC for it.
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Old 04-13-2006, 09:15 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Ok, I think I'm going to go with this card.

http://c1com.co.nz/shop/step1.php?number=6912

I found some benchmarks for it, and it did pretty well. Better in most games than my current rig.

http://www.hothardware.com/viewartic...leid=722&cid=2

EDIT: Just ordered it now.
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Old 04-13-2006, 10:33 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Looks like the G80 won't be out till the fall!! Ouch!
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What month is fall? I can still cancel the order seeing as it's Easter weekend, and all shops are closed until Tuesday.
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Old 04-13-2006, 11:12 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I got a 6800GT to hold me off until then. I'm very happy with the 6800GT, so I recommend that.
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Hmm, I dunno now though. Should I buy a low end card to save money now, and get a G80 when it comes out, or just buy a 7900GT now.

EDIT: I cancelled my order for that 6200TC now too. Wondering whether to get a 6600/GT, and a G80 when it comes out, or just a 7900GT now.
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