Best Brand of 6600gt? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-13-2005, 11:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
True Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 204
Default Best Brand of 6600gt?

I am sooo tired of my XFX 6600gt 128mb that i got off of newegg a week ago! After a windows re-installation it still will not let me play direct3d games (HL2, CSS,) or even use 3DMARK03 without a video memory error!

I have heard about alot of problems with XFX and decided to find a good ol' trustworthy brand that still kicks some butt!

Any1 got a suggestion.

How about MSI?

MUST BE AGP 8x!
__________________

__________________
ACE’s System
Athlon 64 3000+ Venice @ 2.25GHz
EpoX 9NPA+ Ultra
2x512mb Patriot XBLK
256mb BFG 7600GT
Samsung 200GB 8mb
500W Apevia (Aspire) PSU
Samsung CD-RW
Logitech Z-3 2.1
IBM 17”
Windows 2000 PRO

3DMARK05 - 6***
Ace No-Money is offline  
Old 03-13-2005, 11:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,220
Default

msi and leadtek are great

i have a leadtek and it's running 37C idle(dunno about load, but i don't think it gets pass 50 under cs:S) which means more OCing compared to other cards that run hotter

edit: oh yea, it never gave me any trouble
__________________

__________________


Quote:
I don\'t play for fun, I play to win and winning is fun.
diabloII is offline  
Old 03-13-2005, 11:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
ApM
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 501
Send a message via AIM to ApM Send a message via Yahoo to ApM
Default

PNY! - Well it's really upto you I've had this PNY 6600GT for a littlw while now and had no problems what so ever, Installed to AGP Slot booted PC up and Installed drivers, Thats it, No problems at all and is running great upto this day.
ApM is offline  
Old 03-13-2005, 11:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
Build Guru
 
PP Mguire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 28,286
Default

eVGA=total pwnage
__________________
"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft
Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire PSN = PP_Mguire

Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is offline  
Old 03-13-2005, 11:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 2,088
Default

eVGA is by far the best. I wouldent get a PNY or leadtek. eVGA 6600 GT is the absolute best for OC.
__________________
Finished With TF.
Codeine is offline  
Old 03-13-2005, 11:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
Nubius's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 11,600
Default

Quote:
eVGA 6600 GT is the absolute best for OC.
Not from what I've experienced thus far. The 6800GT is true...but I don't know about these 6600GT's.

LeadTek has an awesome stock cooler from what I hear and has been able to have some good OC's generally reaching 600 core and I've read a lot of people getting 1.1GHz and up on the memory.

Thus far my highest OC is

564/1046

so the OC'ability is kind of in the 'ehhhh' zone for the 6600GT's....it rests about 52C idle and was hitting 80C full load, 87C in a little bit of a hotter room.

Can't wait to get some water cooling goin then I'll cool that core down REAL good like
Nubius is offline  
Old 03-14-2005, 12:38 AM   #7 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 531
Send a message via AIM to jnev_89
Default

my evga works great... i've also heard that leadtech is really good. anandtech did a review of all the different 6600gt's and i think the leadtech won.
jnev_89 is offline  
Old 03-14-2005, 01:16 AM   #8 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 348
Send a message via AIM to 20mm
Default

if you are a playing hl2 and css may i suggest ATI?
20mm is offline  
Old 03-14-2005, 01:24 AM   #9 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 1,019
Default

no u may not suggest it
__________________
Sig reinstated. SigSanta
VIII is offline  
Old 03-14-2005, 01:24 AM   #10 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 348
Send a message via AIM to 20mm
Default

okay and why is that?
__________________

20mm is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.