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I am going to buy 1 of these 2 cards, which one would all of you recommend?
http://www.newegg.co...TC-pr1c3grabb3r
and also
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814130233

Which one do you think is better? They are basically the same price and same card, but one is 128 mb ram, other is 256 mb ram, but their clock speeds are different etc.

I haven't looked into computer hardware in a few years so if you can help me it would be greatly appreciated. I don't know how important the ram is versus other things.
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I am going to buy 1 of these 2 cards, which one would all of you recommend?
http://www.newegg.co...TC-pr1c3grabb3r
and also
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814130233

Which one do you think is better? They are basically the same price and same card, but one is 128 mb ram, other is 256 mb ram, but their clock speeds are different etc.

I haven't looked into computer hardware in a few years so if you can help me it would be greatly appreciated. I don't know how important the ram is versus other things.

If the links don't work, here is the specs from the site:


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Brand ASUS
Model N6200/TD/128
Chipset
GPU Geforce 6200
Core clock 350MHz
PixelPipelines 4
Memory
Memory Clock 500MHz
Memory Size 128MB
Memory Interface 64-bit
Memory Type DDR
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 1.5
Interface
Interface AGP 4X/8X
Ports
D-SUB 1
DVI 1
TV-Out Composite Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2048x1536
SLI Supported No
Cooler Heatsink
Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000/XP
System Requirements One available AGP compliant slot
Installation software requires CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
VGA or DVI- 1 compatible monitor
Features
Features NVIDIA UltraShadow technology Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games
NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 engine
Full support for Microsoft DirectX9.0 Shader model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects
NVIDIA Intellisample 3.0 technology
The industry's fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speed
NVIDIA nView multi-display technology
Provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors
Vertex Shaders 3.0
Pixel Shaders 3.0


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Brand eVGA
Model 256-A8-N341-LX
Chipset
GPU Geforce 6200
Core clock 350MHz
Memory
Memory Clock 400MHz
Memory Size 256MB
Memory Interface 64-bit
Memory Type DDR
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 1.5
Interface
Interface AGP 4X/8X
Ports
D-SUB 1
DVI 1
TV-Out S-Video Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2048x1536@85Hz
SLI Supported No
Cooler Heatsink
Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000/XP
System Requirements Minimum of a 200 Watt power supply.
Features
Features CineFX 3.0 Engine
Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.
UltraShadow II Technology
Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games, like id Software’s Doom III, that feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. 2nd-generation technology delivers more than 4x the shadow processing power over the previous generation.
Intellisample 3.0 Technology
The industry’s fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern.
Hardware MPEG-2 Encoder Hardware MPEG-2 Encoder
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here's the specs on them from the website:


---------------------1----------------------------
Brand ASUS
Model N6200/TD/128
Chipset
GPU Geforce 6200
Core clock 350MHz
PixelPipelines 4
Memory
Memory Clock 500MHz
Memory Size 128MB
Memory Interface 64-bit
Memory Type DDR
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 1.5
Interface
Interface AGP 4X/8X
Ports
D-SUB 1
DVI 1
TV-Out Composite Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2048x1536
SLI Supported No
Cooler Heatsink
Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000/XP
System Requirements One available AGP compliant slot
Installation software requires CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
VGA or DVI- 1 compatible monitor
Features
Features NVIDIA UltraShadow technology Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games
NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 engine
Full support for Microsoft DirectX9.0 Shader model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects
NVIDIA Intellisample 3.0 technology
The industry's fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speed
NVIDIA nView multi-display technology
Provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors
Vertex Shaders 3.0
Pixel Shaders 3.0


---------------------2 (other card)----------------------------
Brand eVGA
Model 256-A8-N341-LX
Chipset
GPU Geforce 6200
Core clock 350MHz
Memory
Memory Clock 400MHz
Memory Size 256MB
Memory Interface 64-bit
Memory Type DDR
3D API
DirectX DirectX 9
OpenGL OpenGL 1.5
Interface
Interface AGP 4X/8X
Ports
D-SUB 1
DVI 1
TV-Out S-Video Out
VIVO No
General
Tuner None
RAMDAC 400 MHz
Max Resolution 2048x1536@85Hz
SLI Supported No
Cooler Heatsink
Operating Systems Supported Windows 2000/XP
System Requirements Minimum of a 200 Watt power supply.
Features
Features CineFX 3.0 Engine
Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 enables stunning and complex special effects. Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.
UltraShadow II Technology
Enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games, like id Software’s Doom III, that feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. 2nd-generation technology delivers more than 4x the shadow processing power over the previous generation.
Intellisample 3.0 Technology
The industry’s fastest antialiasing delivers ultra-realistic visuals, with no jagged edges, at lightning-fast speeds. Visual quality is taken to new heights through a new rotated grid sampling pattern.
Hardware MPEG-2 Encoder Hardware MPEG-2 Encoder
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The obvious differences are the memory clock speed and the memory size. Which is more important? 128mb ram or 100mhz?
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Links are down, costs are missing....tough to make a recomendation based on just raw figures, but basically depends on what you are doing...

Know these cards are a little long in the tooth.

Given today's games that have huge textures, the added memory is going to be useful for running games at higher resolutions. If your monitor does not support higher resolutions (fixed resolution LCD screen, for example), then the faster memory will be slightly better if all else is the same.

I'd probably tip toward the larger memory card with slower memory, but others might disagree.
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The more memory you have the more detail and higher resolution you will be able to run at. The faster the chip the faster it can process the information.
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