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choosing - 8600gt, hd 2600xt

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    :toast::) hi people!

    can you help me choose on buying any of this two cards?

    NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600GT
    ATI RADEON HD 2600 XT

    i want 512mb gddr3 memory.

    what should be a good choice?

    can you link me some models?

    thanks!:respect:


    OK, THANK`S TO EVERYBODY ON THIS FORUM FOR SHOW ME THE WAY INTO AQUIRING A GOOD VIDEOCARD, YOU`RE THE BEST! :):toast::D:rockout:
     
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    Thank`s Saakki!
    i wrote it on my list....
    investigating.....:toast:
     
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    roger that..here is a very comprehensive article about HIS 2600 XT IceQ Turbo with big pics etc.."The Verdict ..

    I have to admit, a HIS product never fails to disappoint. Now we can discuss the generic performance of the 2600 series over and over again, but this is what AMD-ATI has to offer at the moment. So get this, the card as shown today you can pick up for roughly 120 EUR, that's including the cooler and the 512MB gDDR3 memory, with plenty of texture memory for upcoming game titles that in my book definitely is a positive."

    Editors Choise
     
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    if you have the money then buy the ati radeon hd3850, even the 256mb version is nearly twice as good as either of them cards and is cheap!

    if you limited budget then buy a 8600gt imo
     
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    8600 is a great overclocker yeah with volt mods and such have to agree. 3850 also a good pick if u haev flexible budget. Just think about it and read reviews.
     
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    SUPERREDDEVIL, going from a 8500 GT to a 8600 GT or 8500 GT to 2600 XT will not be a noticeable upgrade, all three cards have similar performance, and all three cards are weak and will be obsolete for the next generation of games. For an effective upgrade the minimum cards you should be aiming for are 3850, 8800GS, and 9600GT. It's all dependent on how long you expect the card to last and which games you expect to play.
     
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    Thank`s for your opinion, buddy, but here in my country, i can`t afford such graphics card, because price became so high on this cards. it`s the monetary change from dollars to pesos, and i`ll become paying the double of this prices.

    maybe on the future, :cry:

    thank`s anyway.;)
     
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    lold just noticed that he has a 8500 GT already ..thanks for pointing that out darren..i think that please dont upgrade from 8500 gt to 8600 gt or 2600 XT..go further to see a bigger difference..
     
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    superdevil id go for the 8600GT personally and if you do get one...come to me and i can help you OC check out teh sig.
     
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    yeah, isn`t a great upgrade, but if i want a 8800GT i need to pay aproximmately 350 dollars here! you know, import......

    all of you are lucky for living on a country that have everything cheap, (well that`s my point of view) here, everything raises up on prices and having a 8800 GT become a Heaven`s Gift!

    :cry:
     
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    woot 350 D ??? 8800 Gt is under 200 e ( almost same as dollars ) here :eek:
     
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    hey! thank`s man!
    i keep in mind your invitation when i buy the card.

    can you tell me more about good overclocking cards of this range?

    :toast:
     
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    yeah, believe it or not....:cry:
     
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    i have a 8600gt and it does overclock great
     
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    What's the price difference between HD3850 and HD2600XT/GF8600GT? HD3850 is more than 50% faster... HD3850 starts from 140€ (256Mb) here in Finland while 2600XT 512Mb GDDR3 starts from 80€ and GF8600 GT 512 GDDR3 from 90€
     
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    ok, here it goes:

    NOTE: good brands!

    hd 3850: 900.000$ pesos = 486 dollars (almost 500)
    8800GT: 700.000$ pesos = 330 - 350 Dollars
    hd 2600 xt - 8600GT: 300.000$ pesos = 162 - 165 dollars.

    see it....:cry:
    :banghead:
     
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    here in FL, US $69 8600gt
     
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    see? here, i need to pay 100$ dollars more for this card.....:cry:
     
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    hd 3850: 900.000$ pesos = 486 dollars (almost 500)

    wtf i dropped from my chair :nutkick:
     
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    Ugh i dont undertand some ppl....SERIOUSLY if he ASKS for the opin ion on 2 CARDS than dont be like save up $200 and get the 8800ultra its sooooo much better etc.....if someone gives you 2 cards and doesnt ask for opinions on BETTER ones chances are he's on a BUDGET which means he's sticking to those 2 CARDS


    at any rate the 8600 can oc mad crazy if you have 20k ohm resistors some 2000 grit sandpaper and a soldering iron can can push the core to 1ghz....if you dont a simple mechanical or #2 normal pencil will allow you some really good oc's and iv worked on 8500's..my friend that i bought one for let me tweak it etc...and i can tell you know that even though i modded HIS 8500 MY 8600 storm trooped it.
     
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    hopefully reddevil into hands-on modding stuff then..BUT i think he has some good assistants around here somewhere "rolleyes"
     
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    THANKS TO ALL OF YOU, I ADMIRE ALL YOU`R OPINIONS! dont worry about the other cards, i get focused on the 8600 - 2600, but if you talk me about hd3850, 8800 ultra, etc, i get your points of view.

    that`s nice!
    :toast:

    that`s why i get in here!:)
    to make friends around the world and getting the best out of our computers.
    :laugh:
     

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