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today after skool i'm goin 2 go pic up a 6800GS by PNY its factory overcloked at 475HMZ. is PNY a good company and is it a fair price for $70 its in canadian

also i'm upgrading from a xfx6600gt 580/1.2will i c much of a boost
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i think you will since the 6600gt its only 128bit the 6800gs is 256 and has faster clocks
    
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today after skool i'm goin 2 go pic up a 6800GS by PNY its factory overcloked at 475HMZ. is PNY a good company and is it a fair price for $70 its in canadian

also i'm upgrading from a xfx6600gt 580/1.2will i c much of a boost
PNY is very old, tried and true, so they're doing something RIGHT. Their stuff seems alright to me, I have a good few of their flash drives, and my friend Steve has two of their 8800GTS's in SLi. They don't have the rep of eVGA or XFX, or a double-warranty or step-up program, but they are good, and they'll get the job done for less than most.

But save up more and get a 7600GT. Screw the 6xxx cards.

P.S.

And if you do get a 7600GT, even though PNY is good, go eVGA!
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I don't think that this is a good idea..... a small boost in performance for a lot of money (comparatively)
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PNY is a great company. In fact if it wasn't for the stepup program offered by eVGA PNY would be my #1 choice.
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i agree with CuriouslyHigh dont bother with the 6 series save and get a 7600gt if you want something better
    
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