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Old 08-12-2005, 11:54 PM   #1
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What would the best brand of the 6800 GT be. Right now im probably going to buy the eVGA one but if there is a better one let me know. Oh yeah it needs to be AGP.

Edit: Oh yeah I would need to upgrade my PSU, how about this one?
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...p?EdpNo=874746
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Old 08-13-2005, 12:00 AM   #2
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Depends where your loyalties lie. BFG Tech, eVGA, ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte, Leadtek are all good brands. PNY is not bad, but their track record isn't as clean. I would definately avoid XFX because they probably flat-out have the worst track record ever (although they did a better job on their 7800 GTX).

EDIT>>> How many watts are you looking for?
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BFG's been getting some pretty good review from PC World magazine as well as MSI and eVGA. Those are the three I like in my system.
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well I like BFG but there 6800 GT is a little more then I want to spend. I have heard good about eVGA so thats why I was thinking about getting their card. It says a recomended 350w power supply for that card.
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Bfg...
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I would personally go with BFG or MSI.


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Yup BFG Here too....
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I dont really want to spend the extra money on the BFG or MSI ones when there seems to be nothing different except for the software it comes with.
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I recommend MSI as well. The few extra bucks are worth the quality and reliability. It's up to you, though.

XFX I would recommend AVOIDING. For one thing, WalMart carries that brand, and everyone should know that almost all computer parts carried by WalMart are pretty low-end.
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