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  • LoneWolf15 - Tuesday, October 04, 2005 - link

    quote:

    With the launch of the 7800GT, the plain 6800 series cards are dropping to around $200 as well. Choosing between the 6600GT and 6800 can be difficult. The main difference is that the 6800 features a 256-bit memory interface.


    And the fact that the 6800 has twelve pipelines and the 6600GT has only eight isn't a main difference?
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  • yacoub - Monday, October 03, 2005 - link

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    This card features the R480 core with all 16 pixel pipes enabled for a price of around $220!


    That's better than spending $30 more and getting an X800XL how exactly?
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  • yacoub - Monday, October 03, 2005 - link

    *Is the R480 core in any way better than the core of the X800XL?
    *What is the difference in RAM latency and clock between this card and an ATI X800XL?
    *Are you really getting 95% of the performance of an X800XL for only $30 less, or are you better off paying the extra $30 to get the X800XL?
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  • zemane - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    On page 1, the RTPE link for LeadTek GeForce 7800GTX 256MB takes to eVGA GeForce 7800GT 256MB, instead. Reply
  • islandtechengineers - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    im not making millions yet.... i feel like every 3 months i'll have to dish out around 500 for a newer card.... $2000 a year in video cards anyone? Reply
  • qquizz - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    lol, write it off as a business expense! Reply
  • phaxmohdem - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    $2000 a year in video cards = you need a money management class :P or enroll at a gamer rehabilitation center. haha

    Lets see:
    Geforce4 Ti4600 = $300.........2002
    Radeon 9800PRO AIW = $250......2004
    Radeon X800XL = $350...........2005

    So $900 over 4 years = $225/yr on video cards.... Looks like I need to kick it up a notch :)
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  • xsilver - Monday, October 03, 2005 - link

    i think he's refferring to if you made the huge mistake of:
    6800gt ultra AGP
    6800gt ultra SLI PCI-E
    7800gtx SLI
    all in close to 12 months

    actually I think thats more than $2k there

    and if you were really stupid, you could have bought yourself 2x 6600gt's too when the first 6800ultras were in very low supply (just to try out SLI, why? i dont know) -- there are people on the forums that have done this...
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  • SuperFubario - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    My 7800Gt is coming tuesday....upgrading from a 4400TI. Like day and night boyyyy! Good time to pick one up as the price is just falling. Reply
  • Brian23 - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    I could use a new card. Still running my GeForce 3 Ti450. However, with new cards just around the corner, I'm going to wait until spring semmester is over and just upgrade the whole PC instead. I'll get an X2, 19" LCD, fast PCIe card... I cant wait! Reply
  • qquizz - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    AGP buyers should consider getting an Radeon X800PRO. Unlock the 4 pipes and overclock it.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.asp?Manu...">Click to see some
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  • xsilver - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    Wednesday for r520? finally!!!!

    which means they should have the cards in hand now or monday at latest
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  • DrZoidberg - Sunday, October 02, 2005 - link

    I hope we can buy r520 at newegg or most online stores on Wednesday. Reply
  • Live - Saturday, October 01, 2005 - link

    GTO2 seems like a sweet deal. No decisions on video purchase until middle of the week tough ;) Reply

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