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Old 08-17-2008, 09:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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6800 Ultra 256mb or HD 2600 XT 256mb?
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The 2600 will be better, the 6800 ultra is a good 4 generations old.

How much are you spending on this?
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6800 is only $50, I forgot AGP too.
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Turned out it was a 6800gs but i unlocked and overclocked it to 525/1200 with the use of my old xfx 7950gt silent cooler with two 120mm fans blowing air on the cooler. My thermal paste/thermal pad combo cause of the lack of thermal paste at hand is terrible but it lowered my idle temp by 5c and load by 15c. I'll get some as5 in a couple days and try for 600.

Scores higher in benchmarks than the 2600 I had and I get noticeably higher fps in games.
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guess you found out which was better for you by yourself lol...
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Lol yeah $50 for a brand new 6800 gs I figured it cant hurt.
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