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Old 01-02-2005, 07:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Help me decide between these three great cards:

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-202&depa=1
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-208&depa=1 http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-220&depa=1

I know that the 3rd card is the best one, but I'm not really sure I want to spend that much on it. Which is the "best bang for the buck"?
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Old 01-02-2005, 07:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I mean the 2nd one is the best, my bad*
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Old 01-02-2005, 07:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you cant afford the best then forget it, in which case i'd go with the plain 6800. If you did get the best come spring thered be 1 to 3 new bests anyway.
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Get yourself a Radeon X800XL or a GeForce 6600GT. Which ever; in another or actually two threads, people have concluded that those two cards give the best graphics performance for the buck.
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I've been having myself as well as hearing alot of problems with newer radeons and directx9 games... I don't trust ATI anymore.
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Old 01-02-2005, 07:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I'd say the 6600GT. It's not 256bit, but it has GDDR3 memory whereas the plain 6800 doesn't. I believe that the 6600GT actually outperforms the plain 6800 soooo if you can't get the 6800GT I'd get the 6600GT

Plan on getting that card myself actually
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Talk about a crippled card, look at this 6600...

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...170-084&depa=1

Damn!
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either or
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uno for best-bang-for-buck. i personally say if you have the money, get the 6800 Ultra
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Yeah NOW they have the eVGA 6600gt's for $220... :/
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