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Old 04-03-2005, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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since my 9600 pro is getting a little outdated, im needing to get another card and think I have decided on the 6600. How is the agp version of the card and what manufacturer should I get considering I want to spend under 200?
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hrm I think maybe BFG for mabufacturer. It is a good AGP card. I think the cheapest you might be able to find it for would be around $180.
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Will i see increase in performance compared to what I have now?
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i bought a Gygabite 6600Gt AGP 8X about 2 a week ago and its workin awsome for me. Over 200 though. =\
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the performance will increase a lot

get this one:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-220&depa=1
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Darn it got $10 more expensive, but yea get that. Good increase in performance me thinks.
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http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=322698

Zipzoomfly has it for $184 and free 2nd day
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You will see excelent performance increase. There is no comparison between the 9600 and the 6600 GT. The 6600 GT can even max out all current games without a problem, something that midrange cards of past generations couldn't do.
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beedubya that wasn't necessary to say that. Quit spouting your stupid fanboyism everywhere. The 6600 gt is a really weak card, but if you are short on cash it will have to do.
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well it looks like i'm going to get the eVGA one from ZipZoomFly for 184.99 and free 2nd day
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