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post #1 of 14 Old 02-17-2006, 10:37 PM - Thread Starter
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still tossin up ideas for my new build

stuck between ordering MSI 6800 gs
or buying PNY 6800 GS at my job
or the x1600 for 40 bucks more

any ideas?

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post #2 of 14 Old 02-17-2006, 10:41 PM
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i would go with either of the two GS's dont bother with the x1600. And i do believe the GS's overclock very well

edit: u may also be able to unlock from 12 pipelines to 16 and may be able to get one more vertex shader which would make it equalto a 6800GT

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no to the x1600 for sure.

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well i couldnt find any benchies with the 6800gs and the x1600xt in the same tests but i did find that the 6800GT eats the x1600xt up except at resolutions higher than 1800x1440

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well heres a funny part
i porobobly wont ever gop higher then 1024 resolution (soiry i can never remember the numbers)
cus of my pos 17 inch monitor

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yeah get the cheaper of the two 6800gs's.


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post #7 of 14 Old 02-24-2006, 10:20 PM - Thread Starter
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u jknow what
i just got a 7800 gt oc from bfg for free
ok Vid card question is over =)

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how the hell did u land a free 7800gt????!!!!!!!!!!!

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ha
i helped this guy build a sweet machine and i told him the 7800 gt oc was great
but i also told him to keep his eye out cus great stuff was comming out
so he needed a new machine
hes got dual X1900's running now
said he didnt need the 7800 gt oc gave to me as a gift =)

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