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Old 08-15-2004, 03:20 AM   #11 (permalink)
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and this...
damn now im thinking i should take back the 9800 pro and get the 6800.. idk though.. thats 80 bucks more and I am not an extreme gamer but I am gonna p[lay games such as halflife2 and doom 3.... hmmm
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Old 08-15-2004, 03:31 AM   #12 (permalink)
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then it would be a very good idea, yes
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Old 08-15-2004, 03:36 AM   #13 (permalink)
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woah nvm.. it is actually 150 bucks more!
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Old 08-15-2004, 03:37 AM   #14 (permalink)
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It's a large improvement, but there isn't even a game that has been announced yet that utilizes Shader 3.0, it's just there so developers can start developing games with 3.0 technology.
Although the new farcry patch does let you use it


but if you are going to buy the 6800 make sure its not the standard one get the GT or the Ultra if you have enough money
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if you were comparing the x800 and the 6800 it would be harder to decide. although in this scenario i would still go with the 6800. ive heard of more problems with the x800 and it still doesnt support smartshader3.
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Old 08-15-2004, 05:58 AM   #16 (permalink)
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the x800Pro vivo wins! its cheaper, has 12 pipe lines and just flash it to a XT PE and it will unlock 4 pipelines giving you 16 in total! its what i did 2 days ago!
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Old 08-15-2004, 09:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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So which is the cheapest, yet best 6800 I can get, it has to be less than $300.
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Old 08-15-2004, 10:06 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Online stores are crap when it comes to new graphic cards.

Even the retails sell it for a better price.
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Definately the 6800. The X800 Pro still has many driver problems, like Doom 3 where I get incredible lag at just 1024x768 on Ultra quality, and the 9800 Pro will start to show its age before long.
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Online stores are crap when it comes to new graphic cards.

Even the retails sell it for a better price.
Do your homework.
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