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Old 07-27-2005, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Vanilla 6800 For $159!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150068

XFX 6800 AGP 4x/8x 128MB on sale for $159 at Newegg, just seemed like a good deal, thought I would post it.
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Old 07-27-2005, 01:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Someone will complain/think about complaining about it being XFX, due to their bad batch, so no has a bad sterotype about them being DOA all the time.

That is a bargain though.
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Thats what I thought

And to note this isnt a thread about XFX, just a good bargain
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Old 07-27-2005, 03:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah, I saw that deal too, and was thinking "wow... that's a good deal" or something along the same lines.
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Someone will complain/think about complaining about it being XFX, due to their bad batch, so no has a bad sterotype about them being DOA all the time.

That is a bargain though.
All of XFX's batch's are bad, I have had problems with 2 of their 6600GT's from completly different batches
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Old 07-27-2005, 05:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If you don't want to deal with XFX, Monarch currently has a great rebate on the 6600GT PCI-E. $135 Shipped after rebates. Look at my $600 guide for the link. Pretty hot, 135 for a 6600GT IMO. Also, Newegg has a x800 for 145. A pretty good price and compares very well with the 6600GT on high resolutions AA and AF enabled.
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yeah, i paid $195 with shipping for my eVGA 6800. still an awsome buy considering its cheaper than the original 6600GT MSRP of $200 and much faster becuase of the extra pipelines!
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Depends on the faster part. 6800 has more pipes, but slower memory and cores. At higher resolutions, it will beat the 6600GT but at lower resolutions (1200/1024) its almost a tie. Ya, one good thing about the 6800 AGP is that it has like a 30-40% chance of being unlocked (pipelines). This will make it an awesome card if it can be unlocked. 16x pipes and overclocked Core with Memory will put it just a little behind the 6800GT.
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Ya, one good thing about the 6800 AGP is that it has like a 30-40% chance of being unlocked (pipelines).
It seemed to be a lot higher when they first came out. From my readings that percentage is a lot lower now unfortunately...
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would you guys recommend this card..i ordering a evga 6600 gt unless u guys would reccomend this instead???
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