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Old 03-22-2006, 01:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im thinking of geting this graphics card

radeon x600xt 256mb
cost=$130

is that a good price?
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Old 03-22-2006, 06:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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no
u can get 6600GT for much cheaper price, and it is better than X600



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814125156R

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150098

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127147
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You could also go for a 6800, it peforms much like a 6600GT and can be unlocked to a 6800GT if I'm not mistaken.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130263

Go for EVGA, I don't like GIGABYTE

If you got the money you should go for this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130283

If you have AGP go for a 6600GT or a 6800GS, if you have PCI-E, go for the 6800 or the 7600GT.
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Like the others said, **** NO.

Go with a 6800 GS for around $150 - $200. Much better performance.
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if you want an ATI card, go for an x800 series or better
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Don't get any thing from the X800 series (except the X800 GTO2) because:

1) bad drivers
2) only has SM 2.0
3) poor price/performance ratio (again with the exception of the GTO2)
4) geforce 6 cards are better overall

A 6600GT will kick the X600XT all over the place.

Even though the X800GTO2 is a decent card because it can be unlocked to a X800 PE, it still only supports SM 2.0 and it doesn't fix the bad drivers. Go for a 6600GT or a 7600GT.
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