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Old 08-10-2005, 10:54 PM   #1
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Im getting a new AGP card soon. I have a budget of $300. The cards im looking at right now are the:

eVGA 6800GT for $294
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130203

ATI Radeon X800XL for $278
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102542

What card would you suggest?
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I would go with the 6800.
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I was looking at the features of the x800xl and it says it's crossfire ready, is it crossfire ready because if it is thats cool.
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if newegg says its crossfire ready then you can be %99.99 sure it is. I would reccomend getting a crossfire ready mobo, then just running one x800, then later down the road instead of swapping it out for a pci-e card, you could throw in another card, and im sure it would compete with a lot of pci-e cards out there.

Although if your looking for just one, id say go with the 6800
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do they even have crossfire motherboards out yet?
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what I think I will do though is buy the 6800GT now and then save up so I could build my own SLi or Crossfire computer for when Vista comes out. Hopefully the 6800GT will last that long.
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The 6800GT WILL last that long, if it doesn't, that means computer technology will zoom past everything so fast that technology itself will combust.

It will... trust me.
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that would be wierd if technology combusted
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whoah this is wierd I just was on pricegrabber.com and there is a card that is $389 dollars on newegg but when I looked on pricegrabber for it tigerdirect has it for $250. On newegg the card is OEM too.
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wow I just realized they are two diferent brands
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