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Old 03-24-2005, 11:14 PM   #11 (permalink)
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senseless wish I had your set-up geez how much ram, 1 Gb?
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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For the 6600 GT, Anyone got a price est.? Canadian preferably, the sites ive checked so far dont even seem to carry it, im gonna look a bit more now for it.
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:22 PM   #13 (permalink)
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it is usually not more than $200 US and not more than $150 for a non-GT
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Gigabyte GeForce 6600GT+HSI 128M
Gigabyte GeForce 6600GT+HSI 128MB AGP8x DVI TV Out
Cash Price: $257.99


Gigabyte GeForce 6800GT 256MB
Gigabyte GeForce 6800GT GV-N68T256DH 256MB AGP8x DVI TV Out
Cash Price: $527.99

...these cards are of course new to me, anyone wanna clear up which one im shootin for here?
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:25 PM   #15 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...125-179&depa=0

this is the new card that comes with 500mhz core and 1.1ghz memory

the heatpipes are sexy
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:27 PM   #16 (permalink)
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ah, yes, didnt see that i had the 2 mixed up for the same card... ANYWAY, one last question, when a card has like, '128mb' or '256mb', if im not overclocking or anything should i even worry about which one im buying?
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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128mb should be good for anything you're going to do. 256mb if you want to spend the extra cash
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:36 PM   #18 (permalink)
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hey senseless, thanx alot for the help. You think you could explain your set up a bit, a few of those words are a bit new to my know how.
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Old 03-24-2005, 11:39 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Processor: AMD 64 3200 Winchester overclocked to 2.65 (from 2.0)

Heatsink/fan: Zalman 7700 running at 28c idle

motherboarD: Gigabyte K8NXP-SLI

ram: Samsung 512mb DDR400 CL2

video cards: eVga 6800 256mb GT running at 430mhz gpu clock speed and 1.1ghz vram clock speed

Audio card: firewire-410 (pictures at http://www.junkiecrew.com/~vrs/) as far as im concerned its the best audio gaming card on the market.

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Sandra Cpu Arithmetic: 12275Mips
4190/5386 Mflops

are benchmarks from the program sisoft sandra
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What is your budget and are you looking at PCI-E or AGP?

Also what games do you want to play most and at what settings.

These are important factors in a video card decision.
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