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mustrum
09-09-04, 09:06 AM
I gotta buy a 6800

Here's the options:
Leadtek WinFast A400-TDH128, GeForce 6800, 128MB DDR, DVI, TV-out
for 280 in stock

PNY Verto GeForce 6800 GT, 256MB GDDR3, DVI, TV-out, AGP
365 not in stock and god knows when it will be back. Various other GTs around but none in stock and all are more expensive so i might as well go for the cheapest.

Gainward PowerPack! Ultra/2400 TV-DVI "Golden Sample" GF 6800GT (400/1100 mhz)
460 in stock.
Seems overpriced to me since it'S only a factory overclocked GT. They are handpicked though so it might be a great OCer i dunno.

Leadtek WinFast A400 Ultra TDH, GeForce 6800 Ultra, 256MB GDDR3, 2x DVI, TV-out, AGP (A400U-TDH256)
496 Of course: NOT IN STOCK. Various other Ultras in that price range but nowhere to be seen. If i order this i might get it next week or at christmas eve. Only god knows.


System the card will be placed in:
AMD Athlon XP Barton CPU. 2500+ overclocked to 2.3ghz
1 GB DDR400 RAM in dual channel mode
431Watts Enermax PSU (5v rail seems to be struggling a bit but it'S stable)
Asus a7n8x deluxe 2.0 nforce 2 board.

I know the XP can't use the full potential of a 6800 ULTRA but it's overclocked very high and will be replaced by a A64 3500+ or the like in about 6 months.


Any comment is very apreciated. Thanks.

Edit: If anyone knows a place that ships a 6800 ULTRA or 6800 GT cheap to austria please post the link here. Cards should be in stock of course. :D

anzak
09-09-04, 10:03 AM
PNY GT. The price of the gainward is not justifiable IMO. Just buy a NV Silencer and overclock past Ultra speeds.

Lfctony
09-09-04, 10:16 AM
The GT.

hypertek
09-09-04, 10:18 AM
i got bfg gt... but that gainwood gs looks sick...

Eltigre88
09-09-04, 10:46 AM
I'm a PNY and Gainward fan!!

SH64
09-09-04, 10:56 AM
Teh TG .. err GT

mustrum
09-09-04, 11:13 AM
No single vote for the ULTRA?? How far does a typical ULTRA OC to?
Looks like i'll order the PNY 6800 GT so far. :D
God i'm about to switch to the evil side! Unbelievable.
Got a good offer for my modded VIVO,not sure if i have the same luck modding another one again so i go for a GT this time. The x800 was a great card though. Can't wait to get a 6800 for comparison.

SH64
09-09-04, 11:28 AM
No single vote for the ULTRA?? How far does a typical ULTRA OC to?
Looks like i'll order the PNY 6800 GT so far. :D
God i'm about to switch to the evil side! Unbelievable.
Got a good offer for my modded VIVO,not sure if i have the same luck modding another one again so i go for a GT this time. The x800 was a great card though. Can't wait to get a 6800 for comparison.

you wanna sell your Pro@XT & get a GeForce 6800GT instead ??

mustrum
09-09-04, 11:42 AM
you wanna sell your Pro@XT & get a GeForce instead ??
I allready sold it. It was a great card but i got a very nice offer (don't want to post that here) for the card. I am thinking aboutz getting another x800 PRO VIVO still but on the other hand i have a pair of 3d glasses lying here that only work well with nvidia drivers.
I was right at this point before and decided to go for the x800 because it was available and the 6800 not. Sadly it's still the same now. :(
It's important to me that the card can do ulra speeds or at least close to it since i am used to the XT performance allready. If i could get a ULTRA i'd most likely just buy that but i fear that it will start to rain frogs before i get a 6800 Ultra. :lol2:

Edit: Right now i use a GF3 TI-200 :lol2: