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Old 07-16-2005, 12:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am looking to upgrade the ol fx5200...any suggestions under 200 bucks for an AGP card????
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6600gt same thing im getting dude
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Yep, I say 6600GT too.
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Old 07-16-2005, 12:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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for under 200 I honestly think I have only heard good things about the 6600GT and for brand I would suggest EVGA or Leadtek:

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Leadtek (out of stock) but Newegg restocks quickly
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Old 07-16-2005, 12:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Geforce 6600GT a decent option anouther option which in my opioun is slightly better is a

eVGA 128-A8-N343-AX Geforce 6800 128MB 256-bit $189
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130202

to see how the 2 cards compare







Looking at the 3 graphs you see the 6800 get a average of 10FPS more then the 6600GT.
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yes its true but if he was to OC the 6600gt it would be alot better then 6800. the 6800 can OC its better to get the 6600gt then OC it and the perfornce will be better then 6800.
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For under 200, you can get an eVGA 6800 vanilla, which is better than the 6600GT. Here is the link:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130202

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yes its true but if he was to OC the 6600gt it would be alot better then 6800. the 6800 can OC its better to get the 6600gt then OC it and the perfornce will be better then 6800.
Umm, no. Clock speed is not what makes the 6800 better than the 6600GT. It's the addition of 4 more pipes. It would take one hell of an OC for a 6600GT to beat a 6800, you would most likely need water cooling.
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they come in Flavors i didnt know. lol


EDIT* true but can you OC a 6800 normal would it **** up the gt would be better see im in the same boat 6600gt or that same 6800 i dont know.
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I'd take the 6800 personally, you can soft mod it to 6800GT if you're lucky and it has perks like 256 bit memory and although you can overclock the 6600GT, the 6800 overclocks just as well
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vannila means it has no suffix like GT or LE. Get the 6800, it's a lot better. It's actually kind of funny, I see a lot of people come in here and say "I need a good video card for under 200", and then right away everybody says get a 6600GT when the 6800 vanilla is clearly better and fits the price range. What makes you think the 6800 is a bad overclocker?
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