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I'm new to this site, as you can tell, and i was wondering what graphics card is better and why. NVIDIA GeForce GT 8600 or NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 cause I'm new to this kind of stuff and im willing to learn, just looking for the right people to teach me
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240 is way faster.
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How is it faster, idk
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http://www.hwcompare.com/963/geforce...-gt-240-gddr5/

Have a read.

What card is faster however, is common knowledge which you can obtain by just looking at benchmarks.
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240 has more processing power (stream processors) and uses gddr5 instead of gddr3
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ah yes, "benchmarks"

dont take all benchmarks at first glance.
   
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It's a couple generations newer.
It's not a card aimed at complete budget sector.

What other kind of reasons do you need?

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Originally Posted by InterestedThirdParty View Post
ah yes, "benchmarks"
dont take all benchmarks at first glance.
Are you insinuating that the 8600GT is faster?

240 will mercilessly ravage the 8600's bum without even a good night kiss.
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Thanks alot that really helped
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Quote:
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It's a couple generations newer.
It's not a card aimed at complete budget sector.

What other kind of reasons do you need?

Are you insinuating that the 8600GT is faster?

240 will mercilessly ravage the 8600's bum without even a good night kiss.
no, just that sometimes they are not the best for comparing two different GPUs, sometimes one will run faster on one game and not the other, and vice versa.

but in this case, you're right, the 240 would ravage the 8600's bum, no lube.
   
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