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Looking for a good all around card for under 150.00. Would like card to run cool and reiable, w/ one dvi and one vga, s-video too, oh yeah, and low fan noise is a bonus. Thanks!
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post #2 of 21
I'm not familiar with your Mother board, I'm guess AGP 4x max?
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6600gt
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Don't look at my system specs, it's way old ... 5 years or more, I'm building a new rig.

TheWaxShop, does it matter what brand?
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Originally Posted by Maxima
Don't look at my system specs, it's way old ... 5 years or more, I'm building a new rig.

TheWaxShop, does it matter what brand?
not particularly... but id stay to know brands.. IE BFG, Leadtek, Evga, XfX ect.
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hmmm the 6600gt comes to mind and the x850xt?
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post #7 of 21
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How about the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130265, it's more than what I wanted to spend, but what ya think? What's the difference between the GS and the GT?

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post #8 of 21
Quote:
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How about the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130265, it's more than what I wanted to spend, but what ya think? What's the difference between the GS and the GT?

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not much difference... the 6800gs is a wonderful card and if you get an SLI board you can buy another one down the road to sort of put off another major upgrade to "fit in" lol but if ya go the cash go for it.
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post #9 of 21
the GS has 12 pipes and the GT has 16 pipes and has higher clocks. but u can possibly unlock the GS to a GT and OC it to over GT speeds...thats the best deal for a card, so get it!
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
the GS has 12 pipes and the GT has 16 pipes and has higher clocks. but u can possibly unlock the GS to a GT and OC it to over GT speeds...thats the best deal for a card, so get it!
Not the PCI-E version (diff cores)
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