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Old 07-11-2005, 10:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Mgoldb, i love you.
eVGA 128-A8-N343-AX Geforce 6800 128MB $189 is what i would choose out of your selection.

Just out of curiosity, are most of you bias towards NVIDIA cards?

What about this ATI Radeon.
ATI 100-435105 Radeon 9800PRO 256MB 256-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102361

I was thinking about this, but comparing to price and the performance tests you listed, it seems that the Geforce 6800 is somewhat better. (both $189)

Keep in mind that I am playing World of Warcraft, if that makes much of a diffirence.

Thanks alot for your guys's help.
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Old 07-11-2005, 10:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The ATI will get Pwned. Yes, the 6800 is now the best bang for the buck in terms of AGP. You can even try your luck and see if you can unlock your pipelines/overclock it. If you get really lucky and unlock the pipelines/shaders and oc it to 450/800, then the performance will be very close to a stock 6800GT. But only if you get really lucky though.
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Old 07-11-2005, 10:52 PM   #13 (permalink)
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The 6800 Ultra Extreme is an Ultra clocked at 450/1200
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Old 07-11-2005, 11:00 PM   #14 (permalink)
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What about this ATI Radeon.
ATI 100-435105 Radeon 9800PRO 256MB 256-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102361
The 6800 is clearly a better card then a 9800pro. It a 12 pixel pipeline vs a 8 pixel pipeline game. 9800 pro around the performance of a 6600GT even thoe the 6600GT beats the 9800 pro in about 80%-90% of the time.
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Old 07-11-2005, 11:04 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The 6800 Ultra Extreme is an Ultra clocked at 450/1200
i have never seen that where is it for sale? is it supported by nvidia?
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GeForce 6600GT.
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The 6800 Ultra Extreme is an Ultra clocked at 450/1200
i think it also has 512mb vram...
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Old 07-12-2005, 01:45 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Leadtek 6800 GT refurbished for $210
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Old 07-12-2005, 02:06 AM   #19 (permalink)
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no refurbs. i'd save up or wait a lil longer for the 6800gt, but if u cant wait, go with the 6800, but it u still dont want to spend that cash, get yourself a 6600gt, eVGA or Leadtech will do.
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why not? just because it's second hand, doesn't mean it's bad. newegg wouldn't be selling it if it didn't work.
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