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This is kind of ridiculous. My friend has a 7600GT (And the 8600GTS is a bit better than that and supports DX10) and it runs ALL of those games just fine on medium/high settings at 1440 x 900, with about those AA/AF settings. Someone obviously figured out exactly the specs to make this card look terrible.

This chart is a waste of bandwidth and serves no purpose but to bash a perfectly good budget card.

Fail.
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CuriouslyHigh:

The card has 256MB of DDR3 with a 128-Bit Memory Interface. Ideally, at 1600x1200, you would want 512MB of DDR3/4 with a 256-Bit Memory Interface. Secondly, an 8800GTS 320MB can barely play DirectX 10 games at that resolution, so, it's no doubt that an 8600GTS runs it terribly.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Newegg Customer
Cons: 128bit memory bus is weak. While the current set of games seem to work great, this is going to limit future DX10 games.
Even he knows what going on...
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it is funny

I wonder what my card would do at that
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post #14 of 63
Look at the resolution though... if you want to play at a resolution THAT high with AA that high then you shouldn't ever even bother considering anything less than at least one 8800 card.

It's somewhat of a budget card, and it's fine for what it is, jeez. Just because it's not top of the line doesn't mean it sucks and should be bashed...
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I love how everyone thinks that those are frames per second, lol, they are just a comparison between the single 8600GT and in SLI, 1 is the control, 1.xx is how much faster it supposedly is.
    
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post #16 of 63
Hay Guys

So I Did Some Research And Found Out That A Celeron D Gets Like 0.00025 Fps In The Cpu Tests On 3dmark06

Lol Why Would Anyone Buy A Celeron Waht A Peice Of Crap

I'm done flaming, but seriously, this thread is ridiculous, and a waste of OCN's space. OCN is here to inform people. So if some kid comes here looking for video cards info and sees this thread, then decides not to get a perfectly good DX10 budget card and get some other peice of crap, you FAIL.

Everyone loves the 7600GT. The 8600GT and 8600GTS is the evolution of that card. Nothing wrong with it. No one *****es about the 7600GT not running Flight Simulator X in dual-monitor at 99999 x 890494 with 16x AA and 16x AF.

Seriously. FAIL.
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Look at the picture, it says Relative Frames Per Second... Whatever that means...

And, I'm not bashing it, I'm not saying "IT SUCKS DON'T BUY IT" I'm just quoting this from the eVGA webpage.

And, trueg50, that's what I kinda though... But, I am quiet retarded.

Wow. You guys take everything way to seriously, notice how the first half of the replies were just people laughing...?

CuriouslyHigh: If that was true, everybody would laugh and nobody would buy one. What's your point?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by CuriouslyHigh View Post
This is kind of ridiculous. My friend has a 7600GT (And the 8600GTS is a bit better than that and supports DX10) and it runs ALL of those games just fine on medium/high settings at 1440 x 900, with about those AA/AF settings. Someone obviously figured out exactly the specs to make this card look terrible.
I wouldn't be so quick to judge, my 7600GT cannot play Supreme commander at any AA or AF, and none of the review sites can get it to play at any reasonable frame rate with AA /AF

http://www.behardware.com/articles/6...benchmark.html
http://www.techspot.com/review/51-nv...600/page6.html
    
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
I know, lol. Holy crap, still! Even at 1280x1024 with 4xAA and 4xAF I bet they would only get 20FPS. Whilst my 7900 gets around 90FPS.

Yeppers!

-pets his 7950GT eXtreme-
    
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Umm.. guys..

Thats from nVidia themselves and the FPS are scaled down to prove that their SLI technology can almost double your FPS in most games.


The 8600GTS is a bad card but its not THAT bad
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