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Shall I purchase a 6800 for $120?

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So I have a choice of getting a 6800 for $120...
325mhz core
700mhz ram
Sounds GREAT compared to my fx5500.

How much could I o/c this beast? You think I could reach 1GHz with the ram and maybe 400Mhz with the core?

Also I heard that there is 4 additional pipes that can be unlocked in the 6800 for a total of 16 pipes. This sounds great.

Anyone know anymore about this card?
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post #2 of 12
get a 5900 and flash it to a 5950 ultra. Cheaper and just as good if not better
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post #3 of 12
you can unlock the 4 additional pipes only on the 6800gs not the regular 6800. i would get the 6600gt or the x1600pro
post #4 of 12
get a 6800

BTW: a 6800NU uses DDR1 RAM, so a max of maybe 900, MAYBE.

But other then that, it looks great.
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post #5 of 12
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I cant get a 6800GT/GS/ULTRA as the guy who wants to sell it has a 6800.

As far as getting another card from the 5xxx series... screw that.
I had enough pain with my fx5500.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OhMagic
I cant get a 6800GT/GS/ULTRA as the guy who wants to sell it has a 6800.

As far as getting another card from the 5xxx series... screw that.
I had enough pain with my fx5500.
Sure you can http://www.overclock.net/sale/76627-sale-asus-v9999gt-128mb-agp.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by |2A|N
what the hell is a V9999GT? Never heard of it...
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post #8 of 12
I was saying go get the 6800...

I just gave you a heads up, it uses DDR1, so you prolly cant get past 900Mhz on the RAM.
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Originally Posted by OhMagic
what the hell is a V9999GT? Never heard of it...
Its a 6800GT Hybrid made by Asus, read the review on it in the link i provided.
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Originally Posted by OhMagic
what the hell is a V9999GT? Never heard of it...
http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/gffx/nv40-11.html
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