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Which 6800 should I get???

by andyrulez123 / November 16, 2005 11:45 AM PST
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Dude, get 6600GT instead..
by HKPK_2005 / November 16, 2005 12:31 PM PST
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***....6800 is better than 6600gt
by nerdyboy1234 / November 16, 2005 1:16 PM PST

due to the 4 extra pipelines and 256 bit memory interface...
versus the 6600gts 8 pixelp ipelines and only 128bit memory interface


the extra money for the 6800 is worth it.

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I kind of agree....
by HKPK_2005 / November 16, 2005 11:21 PM PST

Since the 6800 is slightly better than the 6600GT because it has 4 more pixel pipelines, it makes sense to get the 6800. But just the original 6800 won't give you awesome gaming performance, unless you overclock it like I do, which will definetly give you a extra boost in frame rates....

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both are great brands but since evga cost a little less
by nerdyboy1234 / November 16, 2005 1:17 PM PST

and has more reviews...i would go for the evga one. but both evga and xfx are great brands.

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I'd go with the EVGA but it's only because...
by martylk2 / November 16, 2005 11:54 PM PST

I have there products and because the EVGA card has a D-sub connector. Wouldn't have to use the adapter to hook up to an analog monitor. One small thing I wouldn't need to remember to bring with me when I go somewhere.

Never purchased any XFX stuff, yet. I will, though, eventually.

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You can ulock and overclock!
by Olds / November 17, 2005 12:30 AM PST

Check this out:
http://firingsquad.com/hardware/geforce_6800_unlocking/
You can unlock 4 extra pipelines and make the 6800 into a 6800GT, this only works for the AGP cards.

Next step is to overclock with coolbits:
http://www.iamnotageek.com/a/39-p1.php
Do these two things and you'll have a rocking card at a low price. Buy the lowest priced 6800 card, none of them stray very far, if at all, from the nVidia reference design.

Please don't be mad at me if you nuke your registry, or mess up your system, extreme caution should be taken when modifiying any software or system files!

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unlock is kinda soso....sometimes they work sometimes they
by nerdyboy1234 / November 17, 2005 10:05 AM PST

dont.

i wouldnt unlock though as i remember reading something how it decreases memory speed or something,

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(NT) (NT) 6800GS SHould be coming out on AGP for christmas season
by damasta55r / November 17, 2005 2:19 PM PST
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