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Old 05-26-2005, 03:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just bought an amd 64 3200 and board and i needed to uprade my video card, serious lag issues, so i went out and purchased and asus n6600 256 mb nvidia video card, i had a bfg 5500 128 mb card, should i have chose a different video card, but still sating in that price range $250 canadian, i also have 768 mb ram and 2 40 gig hardrives, so do u think my computer will now fly, thanx,

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You should of bought the GeFOrce 6600GT 128MB. it has higher clock speeds/bandwidth so its much faster.

Why don't you people look at bechmarks before you buy?!?!?!?
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that card was another 85-80 dollars more
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Even though it would have definitely been worth it to get the 6600GT, your 6600 will be a bunch better than your 5500.
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that card was another 85-80 dollars more
You could have got the 128mb eVGA GeForce 6600 GT for $256 at tigerdirect.ca
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Old 05-26-2005, 08:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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dude return that card right now

256mb ram doesn't even matter, because not only do the current games not use up a lot of memory (unless you play at high settings, which your card can barely run)

the regular 6600 sucks ***, you gotta go with the 6600gt
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Old 05-26-2005, 11:25 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well, it's too late now, the deed is done... Should have asked our advice FIRST instead of AFTER.
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if you boght it at a store, then just return it to the store and say that it didn't work on your computer
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Most no longer allow returns like that, you have to exchange it for another item of equal price or less...
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Give a shot at returning it I guess...
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