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IZT
11-18-2004, 08:54 AM
Guys tell me which card i should get. And also please state the reasons. The 6800GT seems to have very low clock speeds while that of the 6600GT is so HIGH!

These are my com specs:

Intel P4 2.66ghz
1gb ram
80gb harddrive
audigy 2 zs
Fx 5600 is my current card

Whcih card should i upgrade to? Because the price of the 6600 is seriously much less than that of the 6800. Also can anyone tell me when the prices of Nvidia cards the GeForce 6 ones should start dropping? Which card will benefit me more in the Long run? btw i use AGP

IZT
11-18-2004, 08:54 AM
Guys tell me which card i should get. And also please state the reasons. The 6800GT seems to have very low clock speeds while that of the 6600GT is so HIGH!

These are my com specs:

Intel P4 2.66ghz
1gb ram
80gb harddrive
audigy 2 zs
Fx 5600 is my current card

Whcih card should i upgrade to? Because the price of the 6600 is seriously much less than that of the 6800. Also can anyone tell me when the prices of Nvidia cards the GeForce 6 ones should start dropping? Which card will benefit me more in the Long run? btw i use AGP

PriK
11-18-2004, 09:00 AM
Here's the deal.

6600 is high midrange card and best bang for your buck. Somewhere around ~80% of the performance of the 6800 for half the price but has half the memory bandwidth.

6800GT high end, lots of money but better performance despite clocking. If you like high resolutions and AA/AF get this one.

6600GT available in PCIe only right now, well the AGP versions are JUST being released at the moment.

If money isn't an object get the 6800GT if it is get the 6600GT. The bonus is if you get an SLI capable mobo (say nforce4) you can leapfrog your performance down the road by adding a second 6600GT.

commie1
11-18-2004, 02:03 PM
The only snag at the moment is that two SLI 6600GTs give only the same performance as one 6800GT and as they cost each exactly half the price, you may as well just get the 6800GT without having to buy a new motherboard as well.

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2258&p=4