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Buying a new graphics card

Discussion in Gaming started by skateking, Jul 3, 2008

  1. Mar 15, 2008
    Im buying a new one the 6150 just aint fitting for my performance. But i have a choice of 2 im not sure which one is better.

    First one is from xfx and is already over clocked for you.

    Tech Specs
    Shader Clock: 1355 MHz
    Clock rate: 620 MHz
    Memory Clock: 1.6 GHz
    Dual Link DVI - Supporting digital output up to 2560x1600: Dual
    Chipset: GeForce 8600 GT
    Memory: 256 MB
    Bus Type: PCI-E
    Memory Type: DDR3
    Memory Bus: 128 bit
    Highlighted Features: Dual DVI Out , RoHS , TV Out , HDTV ready , SLI ready

    Next one is just a normal 8600gt But has 512 ram which is more than the other.
    Dual Link DVI - Supporting digital output up to 2560x1600: Yes
    Engine Clock: 540 MHz
    Memory Clock: 800 MHz
    Shader Clock: 1180 MHz
    Chipset: GeForce 8600 GT
    Memory: 512 MB
    Bus Type: PCI-E
    Memory Type: DDR2
    Memory Bus: 128-bit
    Highlighted Features: HDCP Ready , TV Out , RoHS , SLI ready , HDTV ready , Vista

    Which one should i buy?
  2. Mar 15, 2008
    bought the over clocked one
  3. Feb 21, 2007
    just saw this, and yes u should by the o/c one
  4. Posts
    The 8600 is mediocre, but it will be a huge upgrade coming from a 6150.
  5. Apr 9, 2007
  6. Mar 15, 2008
    yeah i am its a new one. At dell i went online and chatted with a repreentive online and they told me i did have a pci-e. The 8800 i didnt have enough power for.
  7. May 22, 2008
    Dont trust big name representatives, all they want to do is sell you overpriced crap, of course im speaking from past experience. :rolleyes:
  8. Mar 31, 2008
    8600 is an alright card, not like you'll be playing anything hardcore xD
  9. Jul 8, 2008
    Ya the 8600gt is aight... but nothing hardcore or amazing.

    I have a EVGA 8800GT SuperClocked. and i LOVE it. It is very nice. :smile: