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Old 05-28-2004, 10:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default X800 XT V. GeForce 6800 Ultra

Which card would you pick and why would you pick it? im going to go with whichever card the majority picks so thanks in advance.

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Old 05-28-2004, 11:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Seriously, there is no need to buy a $500 card. You are better of saving $150-$200 buy buying a midrange card that will still last you 1 - 2 years.

But for the X800 XT vs. GeForce 6800 Ultra, when it really boils down, for all general purposes, it is basically a draw. Other than a few FPS in either way based on the hardware setup, it all comes down to your own personel preference. I have seen many benchmarks where they are equal, and I have seen many benchmarks where one card will out perform the other bay large margins. If you are looking for actual results, you can find them either at sites like www.hardocp.com or www.tomshardware.com, both are reputable sources.

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Old 05-28-2004, 01:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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naa, doesn't matter which card does better, we all like ati =) and if I was working right now, I would have the X800 already. I find a need to have a 500-600 dollar card in my machine because the more power in your computer, the better! I want better graphics =)
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Old 05-28-2004, 02:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i would pick the x800 xt because ATI has always been my Faviroute. Ill always stick with ATI beause ive had no problems up to now with there cards at all. BUT everybody has there own favirouts.

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Old 05-28-2004, 04:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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x800 because it uses way less power and because Its not friggin humongous
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Old 05-28-2004, 05:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally posted by YourPrinter
x800 because it uses way less power and because Its not friggin humongous
Where have you been hiding? Under a rock?

I chose the X800 because to show my support to ATI, even though the X800 is less technologically advance compared to the 6800 and ATI is a canadian company.
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Old 05-28-2004, 07:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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ATI since it has better visual quality
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Old 05-28-2004, 09:34 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Well, you could go for an X800Pro and save a 100 dollars because there isn't a huge performance difference between the XT and Pro.
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Old 05-28-2004, 10:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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the x800 is less expensive, uses less power, less space, and has better graphics
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Old 05-29-2004, 07:17 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Well, X800Pro for me.


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