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Just a thought. Whats the best performing card that you dont need to buff extra power into?
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post #2 of 10
8600GT? (some do not have an auxillary power connector)

Some 8600GTS use only the 4-pin Molex plug. Not sure about the ATI side.
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The 9600GT, low power, and almost has the performance of an 8800gt.
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post #4 of 10
Yep probably the 9600gt, but i have an 8600gt if your interested :K PM me if you are.
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by mechtech View Post
The 9600GT, low power, and almost has the performance of an 8800gt.
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Yep probably the 9600gt, but i have an 8600gt if your interested :K PM me if you are.
Read the title before you post. 9600gt needs a 6 pin pci-e plug.


Probably an 8600gt.
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post #6 of 10
Without a PCI-E connector, Nvidia 8600GT, ATI 2600XT or ATI 3650 none of those need a connector.
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
Read the title before you post. 9600gt needs a 6 pin pci-e plug.


Probably an 8600gt.
Wow shows how much I know Sorry i thought the x600gt always didnt have pcie connectors. I guess everything is moving toward that now.
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post #8 of 10
8600GT,HD 2600XT or HD 3650 like the poster above the last poster said

Or you could get a PCI-E 2.0 board and get a 9600GT,you might not need the PCI-E power connector since PCI-E 2.0 delievers double the wattage of PCi-E 1.x
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post #9 of 10
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ahhh cool, I was just acauly wondering... what is the best of the un-buffed cards

I guess 8600gt is the easiest option
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeRock131 View Post
Wow shows how much I know Sorry i thought the x600gt always didnt have pcie connectors. I guess everything is moving toward that now.
Technically it shouldn't, but since they don't know how to label their cards in a manner that makes understanding their relative power easy, it does. 9600gt is roughly on par with a 8800gt, not like the previous generations where it was only a tiny step above the previous x600.
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