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  • 61% (19)
    x800gto2
  • 38% (12)
    6800gs
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post #1 of 26
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I am considering buying one of these cards so which card do you guys think will perform the best on my system?

x800gto2 flashed to x850

OR

6800gs
post #2 of 26
Get the connect3D X800 GTO. Can be flashed most of the time.
post #3 of 26
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Get the connect3D X800 GTO. Can be flashed most of the time.

Apparently GTO's from Connect3D are not unlocking anymore. Mine is unlockable and several guys in the techpowerup forums have had the same luck as me. I would get the GS. The GTO may overclock higher (mine is running 570/570 stable on air) but I found it's performance lacking compared to the 6800 in my other machine.
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post #4 of 26
doesnt sapphire's gto2 cards overclock 100% of the time? i would go with the gto2. my x800xt can compete with a 6800, i think that an x850 would be better. cheaper i would think also, since the gto2 is only $230 on newegg
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post #5 of 26
Well the 6800GS is almost on par with the 6800GT, and you keep good temperatures and your warranty, not to mention SM.3

With the X800GTO2 you most likely need good cooling to get it to the X850 speeds plus it's old SM.2 technology.

I am faced with the same decision and I am going for the 6800GS, it overclocks well and is a very powerful card
post #6 of 26
i noticed your specs and currently you own an eVGA 6600GT, well buying a 6800GS or a X800GTO2 will not be worth it as you won't see that much of a difference. my idea is.. buy another eVGA 6600GT and SLI these babies, you will get a much better performance than buying a 6800GS or a X800GTO2... whilst at the same time spending less bucks, with which you can buy a 3rd party CPU cooler...
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post #7 of 26
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Originally Posted by Melcar
Apparently GTO's from Connect3D are not unlocking anymore. Mine is unlockable and several guys in the techpowerup forums have had the same luck as me. I would get the GS. The GTO may overclock higher (mine is running 570/570 stable on air) but I found it's performance lacking compared to the 6800 in my other machine.
Where did you get your information that Connect3D GTO's aren't able to be unlocked anymore?
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post #8 of 26
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i noticed your specs and currently you own an eVGA 6600GT, well buying a 6800GS or a X800GTO2 will not be worth it as you won't see that much of a difference. my idea is.. buy another eVGA 6600GT and SLI these babies, you will get a much better performance than buying a 6800GS or a X800GTO2... whilst at the same time spending less bucks, with which you can buy a 3rd party CPU cooler...

Well 2 6600gt's well prob bench better then a 6800gt or a 6800gs in games however 6800gt/gs well do better and u can add more IQ maybe little aa and af that u cannot on 6600gt. 6800gs oc's like crazy and passes Ultra's. And maybe later on u can add another 6800gs to sli them and destroy any 6600gt's.
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post #9 of 26
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i noticed your specs and currently you own an eVGA 6600GT, well buying a 6800GS or a X800GTO2 will not be worth it as you won't see that much of a difference. my idea is.. buy another eVGA 6600GT and SLI these babies, you will get a much better performance than buying a 6800GS or a X800GTO2... whilst at the same time spending less bucks, with which you can buy a 3rd party CPU cooler...
Sorry man, don't agree with that. No way that 2 6600GTs in SLI wil outperform an x800GTO2 flashed to an x850XTPE.
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post #10 of 26
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Where did you get your information that Connect3D GTO's aren't able to be unlocked anymore?


There are several reviews at newegg confirming this. Several guys at the techpowerup forums can confirm this too. It seems that Connect3D ran out of x800XT cores and are now using whatever x800PRO chips they have left. Remember that the GTO's are made from surplus R480 and R423 cores (at least that is how I understand it)
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