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Old 06-01-2005, 04:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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yeahi know wtf. i got my vote with nvidia still. plus the prices for ati are just insane. why pay 500 for a x850 when u can get a 6800GT for 350? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

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Old 06-01-2005, 04:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally posted by GuitarFreak1857
yeahi know wtf. i got my vote with nvidia still. plus the prices for ati are just insane. why pay 500 for a x850 when u can get a 6800GT for 350? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Well, we aren't talking about the X850 vs. 6800 GT. There is nothing good about the X800/X850 line IMO, they are indeed total ripoffs. The X900 series could be totally different though. It is an entire new core, not just a revamp of an outdated one as the X800/X850 one was.

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Im just waiting for something to come out that will drop the price of the 6800GT, thenI am going to jump on it.
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Old 06-01-2005, 07:25 PM   #14 (permalink)
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The card itself isn't much candy to the eye...lol, but it's whats on screen that counts.
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Old 06-01-2005, 08:11 PM   #15 (permalink)
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well it's a reference card, of course it looks crappy

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Old 06-01-2005, 09:35 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Single slot? hmm, so unlike nvidia...
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Old 06-01-2005, 10:03 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I wouldn't be suprised if nVidia get owned...

Just don't know what to buy, top of the line now, or mediocre now, and then the next gen cards... Hmmm...

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Old 06-02-2005, 01:34 AM   #18 (permalink)
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..... Do people really notice much of a differnce in games?

I know i wont notice a differnce because i play diablo 2 lod and warcraft 3 and halo.... they dont demand high graphics but oh well....
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Old 06-02-2005, 02:25 AM   #19 (permalink)
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maybe they are gearing up these new cards for future games.
do ATI and Nvidia know something we don't?

personally I'm going to wait it out and see which one is better
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Old 06-02-2005, 02:47 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Hell my newest game is either halo or war3.... and those are old lol.... its only because i dont have decent ram and enough money to buy these newer games....

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