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Old 05-20-2005, 08:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just as the title says. I'm not much of a gamer, but I do intend on oerclocking this somewhat. What would be the best card for $200 or under? I am not going to spend more than that, and I am not going to go with ATI. NVidia all the way. I was thinking the XFX GeForce 6200 with 128mb GDDR3, they have it over at ZZF for $190.
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Check this out:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130214
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eVGA 6600GT (AGP or PCI-E flavor) for around 175.

a 6200 doesnt really have 128 meg of GDDR3 (It's called TURBOCACHE for a reason). And it's a rip for 190.

The leadtek 6600GT's are also nice, would be better if your were goign the AGP route IMHO.

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You would know this all, but your on the list.
LOL!

No, it isnt a Turbocache model. I know what Turbocache is, and it is not this model.

Well, apparently ZZF no longer has the 6200 but they have the 6600 for the same price.
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...=321018&ps=ho8

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Desi, that is a tight card. Gotta love eVGA. I forgot to mention though that I need AGP. I would love PCIE, but I simply cannot afford a new GFX card, mobo, RAM, AND cpu. Only the beggining 3. I didnt know until today that I would need a new video card, but I'm going to upgrade my mobo and RAM soon anyway so I might as well do the video card as well. Thats too bad too, I liked my card. (FX5600 Ultra, Personal Cinema).

I think I'll go with the deal at ZZF. It also comes with a $30 rebate, so it cost only $160.
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for under $200, by far the 6600 GT from eVGA. $179 from newegg last time I checked
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Get this one:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220
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Ya'll dont think I should get the XFX? Heard they OC the best.
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no they don't. the heatsinks on the XFX's are the worst you can find
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Yeah, but eVGA is still better. It lasts longer, higher quality. Seriously, eVGA is the best nVidia card maker.
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