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I was wondering if anyone that follows computers well enough if they know what website i can find the PCI Express ATI 512MB Graphics Card that just came out a couple of months ago on or even just the name that it falls under the price is only $200 dollars i can't think of the full name of it.

So if anyone knows which one i'm talking about can you help me out please i would appreciate it Cause that's the video card i'm putting in my next computer well 1 of 2 anyway.

Thanks!
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Can Anyone help me with this please.
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I think this is the one your talking about.

Its the only one with 512mb below $200 by ati.


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814102653


You know that just because the video card has 512mb, it doesnt mean jack right??

That card is very slow. It only has 128 bit interface, with Gddr2 memory not Gddr3.

You know that a 6600gt 256mb version is faster than it right?

The x1600pro has no more than 12 to 12.8 gb/s memory bandwith.

A 6600gt 256mb has 16 Gb/s memory bandwith. <------- just giving you an example.

Im just giving you advice, the 512mb does not mean jack if the card itself is slow. I would take a 6600gt over that card in a heartbeat and I would never buy a 6600gt...lol

Look into the 6800gs by nvidia or an x800gto, gto2, xl. <---- has 256mb and they are all over twice as fast as the x1600pro.

Edited by jrm20, 15 January 2006 - 07:34 PM.

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Here is one for example. They have different makers that put it together.


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814150118


I would buy this and its in the same price range as the x1600pro.


The 6800gs would be the way to go. It owns the x1600pro. The 6800gs has 32 Gb/s memory bandwith, over twice as fast like I said with 256 bit interface, GDDR3 memory, will play any game on high settings...


Trust me do not buy the x1600pro, you will be sorry... I know these kind of things..
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Well i have too other options right now also i've been looking at and eVGA Video card
it's the eVGA GeForce 6600 / 256MB DDR / PCI Express / SLI / VGA video card

now i'm looking too put 2 of these in my new system because i'm going SLI
OR
There's this one XFX GeForce 6600 / 256MB DDR / PCI Express / SLI / DVI / VGA Video card

which one of these 2 would i be best to go with

I really need to get this figured out soon cause i need my new comp for a Lan party cause my deadline to get my new computer running and get it running like crazy is by next weekend.

So help me out please and Thank You.
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I wouldnt get the 6600.

Get a 6800gs, you could get another later then. Just make shure its the same model and maker.
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I wouldnt get the 6600.

Get a 6800gs, you could get another later then. Just make shure its the same model and maker.


Who makes the 6800gs and how much is it canadian dollars wise.
I'm on a tight budget right now cause i just bought an xbox cause my ps2 fried.

thanks!
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Nvidia makes the 6800gs.


The makers like evga,xfx,bfg,pny,msi,gigabyte are the people who puts it together on their board and slaps their name and fan on it..
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Nvidia makes the 6800gs.
The makers like evga,xfx,bfg,pny,msi,gigabyte are the people who puts it together on their board and slaps their name and fan on it..


What's the price on the 6800gs
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I dont live in canada.
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I dont live in canada.


what's the price in us dollars then.
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I gave you a link above.

From a good site anywhere from $190 us dollars to $230.
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I gave you a link above.

From a good site anywhere from $190 us dollars to $230.


Sorry i wasn't paying attention i'm not awake yet.

Thanks your a good help
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Either that or the ati x800gto or above.

The ati x800gto is about the same, 6800gs a tad better overall.

Edited by jrm20, 15 January 2006 - 07:46 PM.

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Either that or the ati x800gto or above.

The ati x800gto is about the same, 6800gs a tad better overall.


That 6800gs looks sweet i may go with 2 of those thanks!
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