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Old 01-13-2006, 09:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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evga geforce 6600
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You mean 6600GT.
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I see that most people suggest NVidia cards. But for under $150 I hear nothing but good things from 1600XT or 1600pro or an X800 for under 150 with rebate.

X800
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127172

1600XT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102657

1600pro w/512MB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102653


Reviews are all great for these cards. I don't have a great knowledge about the subject but all 3 seem to be on par with the 6600. Please let me know if I'm wrong.
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I see that most people suggest NVidia cards. But for under $150 I hear nothing but good things from 1600XT or 1600pro or an X800 for under 150 with rebate.

X800
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127172

1600XT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102657

1600pro w/512MB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102653


Reviews are all great for these cards. I don't have a great knowledge about the subject but all 3 seem to be on par with the 6600. Please let me know if I'm wrong.
Only one of those was under $150...

Though I have to say that the X1600Pro does beat the 6600GT. Thanks for the reminder.
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True the 1600xt is a bit more but the x800 is only $154 with the rebate.
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X800 series sucked, plain and simple.

Since we're going above the budget; http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127200

Destroys all previously posted.
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512mb memory... LOL.

What resolution is that for 1920x1200?
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Yea get the 6800GS
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QUOTE FLANKER::: dude you cant complain about if the x800 series sucks,UNquote::: maybe it did but either way, the card range is 150$ what more could u get, even if the series did suck, a 6800no higher, not much different. DANKSTER!!! lol
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