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Old 04-23-2005, 01:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which is better?

Hi, which is better out of these two video cards? And by how much?

Ati Radeon 9550 128mb
Nvidia Geforce 6600 256mb

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Old 04-23-2005, 01:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try the 6600GT 128mb

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Old 04-23-2005, 02:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I really need a new computer and I am on a budget ($1000) and want it soon. How is this configuration for an "average" gamer? Will it be good enough for the better games? Thanks.

Case(Raidmax Samurai-908 Gaming Case w/420W Power Supply)
Flash Media Reader/Writer ( 6-In-1 Internal Flash Media Card Reader/Writer Black )
Power Supply ( Standard Case Power Supply )
Processor ( [939-pin] AMD® Athlon-64 3000+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology )
Operation System ( MS Windows XP Home Edition )
Processor Cooling ( Certified CPU Fan and Heatsink )
Motherboard ( Foxconn WinFast NF4K8MC-ERS nVidia nForce4 Chipset w/LAN, 5.1 Sound, IEEE-1394, USB 2.0 PCI-E Motherboard )
USB Port ( Build-in USB 2.0 Ports )
Memory ( 1024 MB Dual Channel [512MB X2] DDR-400 PC3200 Memory Module Geil or Major Brand )
Video Card ( [PCI-Express 16x] Nvidia Geforce 6600 256MB w/DVI + TV Out Video )
IEEE-1394 Fire Wire Card ( None )
Hard Drive ( 80 GB HARD DRIVE 80 GB 7200 RPM Ultra ATA-100 Hard Drive )
CD/DVD Drive ( 16x DVD-ROM Drive - Sony Black )
CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive ( Sony DWD-26A Dual Format/Double Layer 16X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive Black )
Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
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Old 04-23-2005, 02:24 AM   #4 (permalink)
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lol where the hell are you ordering that ****ty comp from? alienshiet?

ocz modstream 450//dfi lanparty ultra-d//3200+//1 gig twinmos//80gig sata//nec 3510A//any case//evga or leadtek 6600gt pci-e

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Old 04-23-2005, 02:38 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 04-23-2005, 02:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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how is this a bad configuration?
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Old 04-23-2005, 03:15 AM   #7 (permalink)
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as far as what you asked the 6600 is better
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Old 04-23-2005, 03:25 AM   #8 (permalink)
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the 6600 would be by far better, but the 6600GT would be even better than that
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Old 04-23-2005, 07:55 AM   #9 (permalink)
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6600 GT for the win! If you have a little extra $$££ then go for the 6800 GT, by far the most amazing gaming card out at the moment. (i don't want to hear from any ATI fanboys :P)
AMD 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2ghz
2048mb Corsair PC3200 RAM (2x1gb)
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Old 04-23-2005, 08:17 AM   #10 (permalink)
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id recommend the x800 xl over the 6800 GT cuz of price, but o well :P

if ur gonna get that computer, get a different power supply. that one sucks.

also, check out cyberpowerinc.com


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