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Peter
December 30th 05, 03:51 AM
Is it worth going from 6600gt agp to 6800 128mb agp card on an amd 64
motherboard ? TIA

Slick the Original
December 30th 05, 11:32 AM
"Peter" > wrote in message
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> Is it worth going from 6600gt agp to 6800 128mb agp card on an amd 64
> motherboard ? TIA
>

Don't know if this helps as i'm PCI-E
but...
I have athlon 3500 and 1gb ram.
I was running 128mb 6600GT and scored 3600 in 3d mark 2005.
I bought the newly released 6800GS(256mb) and now score over 5800.

Conor
December 30th 05, 01:19 PM
In article <[email protected]>, Peter says...
> Is it worth going from 6600gt agp to 6800 128mb agp card on an amd 64
> motherboard ? TIA
>
No. A 6800GT will give you a 40% increase but the best is the 7800GT
which will give you a 98% performance increase.

In the UK, a 7800GT can be found for around 200 now, roughly the same
price as a 6800GT if you can find one.


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Michael Tipotsch
December 30th 05, 01:26 PM
Peter schrieb:
> Is it worth going from 6600gt agp to 6800 128mb agp card on an amd 64
> motherboard ? TIA
>
>

6800 No.
6800GT 256MB or better, yes.

Cu, Michael

Slick the Original
December 30th 05, 06:14 PM
> No. A 6800GT will give you a 40% increase but the best is the 7800GT
> which will give you a 98% performance increase.
>
> In the UK, a 7800GT can be found for around 200 now, roughly the same
> price as a 6800GT if you can find one.



Can you get any better than a 6800 on AGP?

I would buy new Mobo, CPU, VGA etc... and put your old bits on Ebay, you
will be surprised how much you get for them... ;-)

SlicK

Peter
December 31st 05, 01:08 AM
I saw a 6800gt for about $300 us and they are scarce most sold out but i
just built an agp system and I dont think its worth getting a new
motherboard just yet..
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