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post #1 of 24
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Well, I am upgrading my comp soon to the sig rig and am wondering should i wait for the 2600XT since it supposedly has GDDR4? Since my build will be in mid-August? Or should I just wait and get the 8600GTS After the price drops?
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if in mid august. the 2600xt is 65mn with gddr4 and should be out this at the end of this month its ur choice id wait to see which is better benchmark wise and performance wise
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So just wait and see? From right now what do you think?
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post #4 of 24
me well prolly ati just me and there with track record with gddr4 cards ie the 1950xtx
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post #5 of 24
Its really a toss up......personally I would go with a 8600GTS because power requirements are lower.....same power(so to speak)
    
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Well I am leaning towards the ATI but its about 60/40 Since I also like Nvidia so we will see
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post #7 of 24
or you could get a 1950xt and wait till the 2x50's to come out
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post #8 of 24
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Well I dont upgrade too much since i dont have that much money so I want DX10, I wonder if the 2600's will have it?
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i know how thats is
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Quote:
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i know how thats is
If you like at my sig rig now you will see my current rig
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