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Old 05-01-2005, 08:21 PM   #1
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Hey I have my GATEWAY DESKTOP MEDIA CENTER EDITION AND i WAS WONDERING IF IT WOULD BE A GOOD GAMING PC. I moded it up a bit you can see the pics here and the specs below. www.geocities.com/cargoslug88 I am going to upograde to the 4 gig of ram but my main concern is a new agp 8x videocard. Should I go with the new ati x850xt pe? or the nvida 6800gt? also am i off to a good start for a gaming pc? I also have a 550watt psu ..... will that be enough to run m system with my lights and all?
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Old 05-01-2005, 08:24 PM   #2
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Thumbs up ati vs radeon

You guys think yo could list some of your personal feelings about both ati or nvida to help me decide. the money is no big part in the decision.
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i say get the 6800 over the x850xt
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Yeah that will be a great PC for a gaming system. I'd personally go for Nvidia, so a Geforce 6800Ultra I think is the closest to that ATI card and will probably be better too. I think thats the highest you can go.
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if its pci-ex get x850xt pe if its agp get 6800ultra
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Old 05-01-2005, 08:30 PM   #6
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where can I get a good price on a 6800ultra in canada? any stores or the internet..?
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ebay or tigerdirect.ca
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Old 05-01-2005, 09:35 PM   #8
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or newegg.com
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newegg doesnt ship to canada
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the x850xtpe owns the 6800 ultra
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