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Old 02-25-2005, 10:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Nvidia 6600 256mb VS nvidia 6600gt 128MB

SO which one of these is better>??

I have heard the the 6600gt is better... but even with less memory???

it is more expinsive..
whats the deal?

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Old 02-25-2005, 11:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yep, the 6600 GT is better. Theirs alot more to video cards then memory. If your going to get it, make sure you buy the eVGA6600 GT.

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Old 02-25-2005, 11:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeq even w/ less emory. for one it has higher clock speeds and for two 256 memory dosetn matter that much for righ tnow. The GT is the better bet by a long shot.
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Old 02-25-2005, 11:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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for major games, 128MB graphic card already enough to handle~~~

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Old 02-25-2005, 11:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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the msi has the best heatsink....
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Old 02-26-2005, 01:12 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Why do they bother putting 256meg on a normal 6600, yet GT's only have 128? I fail to see their logic.

Except, if it's to sell to the my card has my meg people
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:56 AM   #7 (permalink)
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it's because some people just look at the amount of memory and think it's the best. they fail to understand that quantity does not equal quality.
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Old 02-26-2005, 11:15 AM   #8 (permalink)
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True, i know people who thing the GeForce FX 5200 256MB will outperform the ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB, just because it has 256MB.
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Increased memory size on video cards will generally only play a factor in high resolution gameplay (1600x1200 and higher). Clock speed and pipeline architechture are always more important specifications on a video card.

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