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Old 02-08-06, 11:44 AM   #2
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Default Re: 6600GT or 6800GS ?

The 6800GS should be significantly faster in newer games. Plus they seem to overclock extremely well, so if you do that, you'll get another big boost. As far as the memory bandwidth, that makes a huge difference. As far as I know, it has around double the bandwidth of the 6600GT, which makes it MUCH better at higher resolutions or with antialiasing. Plus, they always have 256Mb of RAM which also makes it possible to play games more smoothly with higher detail settings without any stuttering or large framerate drops.

If you have a choice between the two, deffinitely get the 6800GS. I wouldnt honestly recommend that anyone get anything slower than that if they want decent gaming performance in new games.
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