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ppl i need a new card and after you guys iluminate me that 7600GT was way better then 6800XT i have an other doubt....

between the 7600GT and the 8600Gt wish one should i get?

and btw what do you guys think of this new machine iam making with $400 budget

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The 8600GT will perform a lot better than a 7600GT. I think it performs close to some 7900 cards so it works.

I'd get the 8600, faster and DX10 capable.
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7600GT is like half the performance of the 8600GT.
Not bad at all...
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Not bad at all...
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http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2975&p=3

The 8600GT performs better than the 7600GT, but once DX10 becomes standard for games, they'll be budget cards with low/medium settings.
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8600gt ftw
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One review

http://www.legionhardware.com/document.php?id=637&p=0

Either way, if you plan on going dx10 anytime soon, I'd go with the 8 series unless the 8600gt is a good bit more than the 7600gt
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One review

http://www.legionhardware.com/document.php?id=637&p=0

Either way, if you plan on going dx10 anytime soon, I'd go with the 8 series unless the 8600gt is a good bit more than the 7600gt
that review shows that the 8600GT is a descrace to the x600GT family...

its clearly a weaker card than the 7600GT...should i go for the 7600 then?
    
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If anything, go for a 7900GS for a nice high end budget card.
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The 8600GT will perform a lot better than a 7600GT. I think it performs close to some 7900 cards so it works.
No, the 8600 is not even close to a 7900. See the reviews in Anandtec and such...its a 7600 w/ dx10. Personally, unless you are already running Vista, the 8600 is garbage for the $$. Go for a 7600gt, volt mod it...if you run games high resolutions, it will be a moderate performer. If you want performance on par or above the 7900, then you need the 8800.
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so i should go for a 7600Gt rigth? cuz the 7900GS its kinda out of the budget...
    
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