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post #11 of 22
Yes I was aware of that, and is it AGP? I rest my case.

The 256mb versions are also more expensive, putting even more advantage to the X1600 pro.
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by noxious89123
Google is your friend

I'd go with the 6600GT, but thats only because im a 1337 fan boi.
How can you be a fanboy with a 6200 NO OFFENSE or anything but man does it perform anywhere near the level of a 6600gt and do you have any info to post that proves a 6600gt is better? I'm not tryin to be a D$%# or anything but I'm really tired of hearing kids being fanboys all the time..

And to answer your question check this out!

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2680&p=2

x1600xt clearly wins so I would say that the pro version is either a little better or even to a 6600gt..

With my experience with both ATI and Nvidia I would suggest the 6600gt due to better drivers and easier overclocking. BUT if you are cool with playing around with software I would totally reccomend the 1600!

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post #13 of 22
The x1600 is better.
You might find this usefull
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphics.html
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post #14 of 22
The X1600 will offer more benifits to you as its a faster card and has great features such as SM3.

Here is a review for you on this card. The HIS version: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/316
post #15 of 22
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
Think of it this way, you may not be able to do tests very well but do the real thing fantastically. The same thing applys for gfx cards.
Yeah I know, my video card has nervous breakdowns all the time on tests

EDIT: BTW I would go with the X1600PRO if I had to pick.
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post #16 of 22
u know. . .what didnt make sense to me was the the x1600 which i bought did not perform the way my visiontek x800xt does. am i missing something here. ive also learned that the x1600 doesnt overclock or tweek very well.
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u know. . .what didnt make sense to me was the the x1600 which i bought did not perform the way my visiontek x800xt does. am i missing something here. ive also learned that the x1600 doesnt overclock or tweek very well.
No, you are not missing anything. The X800XT is a faster card by all means.
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post #18 of 22
An X800 XT has twice the performance is not more then an X1600 Pro, the X1600 is a low-mid range card, where as the X800 XT was released as a high end card at the time.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
The X1600 will offer more benifits to you as its a faster card and has great features such as SM3.

Here is a review for you on this card. The HIS version: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/316

The 6600gt has sm3.0
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Well if you get an ATI card then get the HIS cooler...it is just as good as any after market cooler...My HIS x850Xt never gets above 56 degrees C
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