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post #1 of 10
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814121206R
i am looking for a video card. is this good or should i go with a 6600gt or any other taht you recommend
i need agp
post #2 of 10
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814121206R
i am looking for a video card. is this good or should i go with a 6600gt or any other taht you recommend
i need agp
Wow that is a really good and cheap price for a 6800 series card. Yeah definitely get it because there is a chance of unlocking extra pipes with that card. Performance wise its about the same as the 6600gt but saves around $40 and has a 256bit interface.
post #3 of 10
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i found the 6600gt evga for 109 on tigerdirect and i dont know which of the two to choose from but the 6600gt sems to have better specs than this except for the 128bit interface
post #4 of 10
Good find, to tell you the truth buying a refurbished part just means it had a flaw in factory got sent back and fixed or someone bought it and changed their mind. It will be great for what you need and they can't send it out to you if it doesn't work hehe. Either one will suit you fine, I promise. gl
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post #5 of 10
Is the $109 eVga 6600gt new or refurb? If they are both refurb then go with the 6800 because if it unlocks successfully, it will beat the crap out of the 6600gt. But if the 6600gt is new, I would buy it. Either way, they are about the same in performance.
post #6 of 10
Yea. I'd say go for it. Decent card for the money.
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post #7 of 10
i agree with buying refurbished. i have bought alot from newegg and had NO problems. only eception is on things that are aupposed to unlock or overclock well such as memory and x800gto's. often they are returned because they didnt unlock or overclock well.
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post #9 of 10
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it must be my lucky day. i found this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102618R
but it is refurbished and i need those cables http://www.newegg.com/Product/Showim...deo+Card+-+OEM

if i buy them seperrately are they cheap? so which of the two is better?
post #10 of 10
You shouldnt need anything really from those cable except maybe the agp ower adapter depending on what your mob supports. x800gt is a nice card and can be oced and flash the bios too up to a 850, if im correct.
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