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Old 11-10-2005, 01:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive overclocked my GPU for now but in the long run id like to get a new card. What's a very good card that you can get that's agp, because thats all my motherboard supports. I was looking at the 6800 ultras like this one http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...008270&CatId=0 Does it seem good or do all AGP cards not even stand close to PCIE cards, and its worth it just to upgrade motherboard?
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow...dont get that card....its not worth it.. For the same price, get a new motherboard and a 7800GT.
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Old 11-10-2005, 08:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Of course he'll have to get a new motherboard, proc, ram, and video card, since he's using soc 478 right now
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how much money do you have to spend? i would just build a new comp or something.. or if you just want a vid card you could settle for some agp 6600GT or something
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Old 11-11-2005, 02:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Youd really build a new comp, I wouldnt yet my comp isnt crappy enough to justify a total remake it runs everything including new games fine (just not on max settings). I definitely do not want to go out and spend 3k canadian on a whole new build. I just need a new agp card and I guess id spend 400 if need be but I'll probably just end up waiting a while then getting a new one once its down to like 250. Do they make new AGP cards still or did that end with the 6800 ultra?
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Old 11-11-2005, 02:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I just looked at the 6600 gt and it looks to be a great card, I read your article about buying new video cards, could you further explain why it is that you reccoment a 128 mb card over a 256 one? If I get this card will I notice a large improvement in graphics or just slightly better over my radeion 9800 pro?

Optimally I would like to play doom 3 and FEAR on high maybe with a few things turned off and still get a frame rate aboove 50 at all times.
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Old 11-11-2005, 03:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The 6600GT will do that in Doom 3 no prob. FEAR is a bit harder, but you should be able to play it at 1024x768 most things medium.
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