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Old 11-24-2007, 10:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default GeForce 8600M GT versus Mobility Radeon X1400

Which video card has the best performance? I'm thinking about upgrading from my old dell (which has the x1400) to this Newegg.com - ASUS G Series G1S-A1 NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo T7500(2.20GHz) 15.4" Wide SXGA+ 2GB DDR2 667 160GB 5400rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT - Retail
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Quick Googling revealed the 8600M GT beats the ATI Mobility X1600, so it's definitely better than your current X1400 - and by a fair margin it seems.
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Default Re: GeForce 8600M GT versus Mobility Radeon X1400

Yes, the 8600m gt is one of the faster cards available for a laptop.
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Default Re: GeForce 8600M GT versus Mobility Radeon X1400

1. 8700M GT
2. 8600M GT
3. dont care

plus the 8800M GTX is not far away
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Thank god I got the 8600M GT instead of the 8400...
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i will help you out here

Notebookcheck: Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

the 8600M gt is at number 26 and the Ati Radeon x1400 is at 46.

So with that being said the 8600M gt is the way to go.
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I hardly noticed any slow downs playing that fear demo, there was a point where I lagged to **** but that was because of the hard drive being a bit slow...
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