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please recommend me a video card with this computer.

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
February 4, 2006 12:24:43 AM

can someone please recommend me a video card by nvidia with this computer:

amd 3200+ 2.0ghz rev. e6
a8n-vm csm motherboard (This board has pcie x16)
1gb non dual channel corsair value memory 2.5-3-3-8
80gb sata segate barracuda hd
creative audigy 1 soundcard
integrated graphics (6150 by nvidia) 256 memory
enermax liberty psu 400w

40deg -idle
46deg -full load
42deg -some activity

q'n'c enabled

hd temps:
30deg - idle, load

chipset temps:
33deg -idle
40deg -load

i play some rts, some cs:s, cs, halo, and some mmos like rfo

i was looking at the 6600gt or the 6800gs.. based on the budget of 150 - 300 cdn

thanks in advance..
February 4, 2006 12:55:38 AM

i dont know about cdn, but out of those listed 6800 gs is better. 7800 gt would smoke both of those though
February 4, 2006 1:01:33 AM

6800gs 6800gt and 7800gt all under 300 with shipping
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February 4, 2006 1:02:17 AM

a 7800gt is as cheap as a 6800gt! and more powerfull!
February 4, 2006 1:08:02 AM

Another vote for the 7800GT!

Plus I'd either get another 1G stick of ram or trade your 1G stick for 2x512 G so you have dual channel.
February 4, 2006 1:56:43 AM

6600gt or 6800xt ddr3 or 6800gs, depends on what games you play
February 4, 2006 2:02:32 AM

ok finny the im talkin about the cheapest of alll6800 gssecond6800 gtand third all under 3007800gt
February 4, 2006 2:08:03 AM

6600gt or 6800xt ddr3 or 6800gs, depends on what games you play
Sorry but NOOO!

The 6800XT is overpriced garbage! 8 pipes! It is a disgrace. The 6600GT is way better and cheaper.

The 6800GS is Ok at 12 pipes.
February 4, 2006 2:11:29 AM

i finally fixed the damn link
a b U Graphics card
February 4, 2006 3:38:05 AM

I doubt he can get a 7800GT for under $300 Canadian Dollars. But yeah the obvious pecking order is 7800GT > 6800U> 6800GS > 6600GT, whatever he can afford. Seems like a shame not to do a 7800GT right? :) 
February 4, 2006 4:23:49 AM

a 7800gt in canada is like 400 dollars + tax.. crazy.. umm i narrowed down my choices to 6800 and 6800gs as they are good in performance and house 256 mb memory.. The thing is however, is that i have to save the money to do so.. so should i splurg on the vanilla 6800 or the gs
February 4, 2006 6:22:18 AM

$300 cdn will not get you a 7800 GT, but it might get you a 6800 GS.
February 7, 2006 3:10:01 AM

yeah get any of the 6800gt or 6800gs or if u can find it 6800 ultra all good cards for under 300 cad
good match for your amd3200
February 7, 2006 4:28:58 AM

Depends on how much you want to spend and how long you plan on keeping the card. Either one (6800GS or 6800GT) is a great card and will run fine with any game out there. But the 7800GT would probably be worth the wait if you plan on keeping the system a little longer.
March 30, 2014 1:22:14 AM

NVidia Geforce GT 630 2GB
Will Be Great.
Radeon HD 6670 Will Also Be Great.
And These Are Long Lasting .
7800GT Will Also Be Cool.