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Old 05-25-2005, 04:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im sure this has been much debated, but the 6800gt and the x800xl are neck and neck in graphics tests, but teh radeon is cheaper.. whats the real deal?

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Old 05-25-2005, 04:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally posted by jm85
im sure this has been much debated
You could say that

Well, as a proud owner of a 6800GT, I can safely say it's given me magnificent performance over the past 10 months.

Worth noting that two PCI-E 6800GT's in SLI will whoop any current ATI offering out there.

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Old 05-25-2005, 04:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Go with whatever you prefer... when you're spending that much, most everything is good.

I'd get NVidia, only because they've owned so far in this GPU round. I'm hoping I can get an ATI next... but thats only if they can come out with a good motherboard and video card in the next round. Otherwise, I'll stick to having both as NVidia...

I really like ATI...
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Old 05-25-2005, 05:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I would get the 6800 GT if I were you.. Nvidia has always pwned Ati.
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Old 05-25-2005, 05:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ALWAYS you say? ..................... I don't think so

In anycase, it's good for there to be some competition. Otherwise, the monopoly would be very bad for gamers. Fan boys are essential to drive down the prices for cheap, neutral fellows like me! ..
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Old 05-25-2005, 05:11 PM   #6 (permalink)
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the 6800 has pixel shader 3.0; way more future proof so you can turn on all teh eye candy for games

also more overclockable

definitely the 6800GT

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Old 05-25-2005, 05:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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6800 GT all the way. DOnt make the mistake of buying an ATI X800/X850 series, like i did


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