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Well, I've decided $500 for a videocard (8800GTS) is just too much.

And I just need somthing 20-40% better than my 6800GT.

What do you guys suggest?

I chose these two cards:

7600GT: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150185
X1800GTO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814241009

Versus:
http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....=385&card2=386

I can go off of facts, or I can follow you guys suggestions and personal experiences. What do you think I should get?
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post #2 of 8
those two are very close in performance and imo wouldnt warrant the upgrade over what you have now. id look at this, it will be an upgrade and already has an aftermarket cooler on it. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131027

oh, im running an x1800gto now and had been running an x800gto which was simliar to your card and there isnt a huge difference.
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Well the X1800GTO does have better image quality and performs well in Oblivion.

BUT, the 7600GT can overclock like a mofo, so that option is there as well.

Personally, at that price, I would take the 7600GT and volt mod it. The X1800GTO will perform better, but not worth $30.
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I'm sending my x1800 GTO (pci-e) back because it really wasn't much of an upgrade from my x850 xt pe (flashed from gt) AGP. I don't really know anything about nvidia, so I don't know if it'll be a huge upgrade for you. It gave me 3dmark05 scores of between 6800 and 7200 if that helps.
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I'm sending my x1800 GTO (pci-e) back because it really wasn't much of an upgrade from my x850 xt pe (flashed from gt) AGP. I don't really know anything about nvidia, so I don't know if it'll be a huge upgrade for you. It gave me 3dmark05 scores of between 6800 and 7200 if that helps.
Wow, that really does help.

Becuase I know the differences between the X850XTPE and the 6800GT.
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post #6 of 8
Check out this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125052


Oops,Well somebody already posted a x1950pro, but they're really cheap for the performance they give right now.
post #7 of 8
The X1800GTO will show better results if overclocked, since it can be taken to 600/600 with software volt mods. Also, if you are lucky, you can unlock it. I say X1800GTO.

However, the X1950PRO is a better choice.
 
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The X1800GTO will show better results if overclocked, since it can be taken to 600/600 with software volt mods. Also, if you are lucky, you can unlock it. I say X1800GTO.

However, the X1950PRO is a better choice.
how you know the GTO will show better results if OC?
X1950xt just came out, no one have yet to push this card to max.
you cant tell till someone test both the cards with OC to max.
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