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I'm going to be purchasing my GPU soon and have narrowed it down to two choices, the 7600GT and 6800GS. I've heard that the 7600GT outperforms the 6800GS by a few fps. But, I'm a little skeptical though since the 7600GT only has a 128-bit memory interface and no external power source. What do you guys think is the better deal?
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the 7600 look like the older brother of the 7300... so im scared of it... i would go with the 6800gs...
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i wouldnt fell scared because it is the newer version of the 6600gt and kills it in all tests by over 40% im sure and is better than a 6800gs and gt in some cases when overclocked it will be it no bother there are lots of reviews on the 2 cards so def go for the 7600gt i plan on getting one not uless i have enough for a 7900gt i hope lol
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post #4 of 27
spend the extra 100 and get a 7800gt.

but to answer your question 7600.

6 series is has been phased out and therefore out dated.
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post #5 of 27
has to be the 7600, its newer and much better, out performs the 6800GS

but if you can afford it, go for a 7800GT or a 7900GT, they will out perform the 7600GT
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Sounds good. I thought the 7800GT was going to be discontinued? If it is, then I'll probably just scrape up an extra hundred and go with the 7900GT instead of the 7600GT. Lets just hope I don't get impatient. =D
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7600GT beats a 6800Ultra.
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post #8 of 27
Uhhh, the 7800GT and 7900GT cost the same, so it doesn't make sense to get 7800. But if you're cheap like me, than get the 7600, as it has higher clocks if I remember correctly.
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7600GT beats a 6800Ultra.
REALY? CAN I SEE
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Originally Posted by laboitenoire
Uhhh, the 7800GT and 7900GT cost the same, so it doesn't make sense to get 7800. But if you're cheap like me, than get the 7600, as it has higher clocks if I remember correctly.
I was comparing the price of the 7600GT to the 7900GT. I might just get the 7600, but if I have enough money I'll go with the 7900.
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