256meg 6600GT?

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Are there any 256 meg 6600 GT cards running on AGP, I've only seen 128
versions?

The F.E.A.R demo runs like cack on my Radeon 9800 Pro so I am looking to
upgrade my graphics card but don't really fancy changing the motherboard etc
yet...

Will I notice a big increase in performance over the 9800pro?


My system:

Pentium 4 3.2Ghz
Radeon 9800pro 128meg
Abit IC7 mobo
1 gig ram
 

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"Moo" <rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote in message
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> Are there any 256 meg 6600 GT cards running on AGP, I've only seen 128
> versions?
>
> The F.E.A.R demo runs like cack on my Radeon 9800 Pro so I am looking to
> upgrade my graphics card but don't really fancy changing the motherboard
> etc yet...
>
> Will I notice a big increase in performance over the 9800pro?
>
>
> My system:
>
> Pentium 4 3.2Ghz
> Radeon 9800pro 128meg
> Abit IC7 mobo
> 1 gig ram
>
>

Would this be a good card to go for?

http://www.dabs.com/uk/channels/components/graphicscards/productView.htm?quicklinx=3K56
 
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On Sun, 7 Aug 2005 17:05:26 +0100, "Moo"
<rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote:


>Would this be a good card to go for?
>
>http://www.dabs.com/uk/channels/components/graphicscards/productView.htm?quicklinx=3K56
>

It would be better but not by a lot, I would get either a 6800GT or an
ATI X800XL AGP card if I was you. I went from the 9800pro to the
X800XL and it's a good performance boost. I have the same mb as you
and my cpu is P4 3.0ghz w/1gb of ram. My next upgrade is to go AMD64
and increase the cpu speed. 6600GT is a nice card but 6800GT is quite
a bit faster.
 
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"Moo" <rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote in message
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> Are there any 256 meg 6600 GT cards running on AGP, I've only seen 128
> versions?
>
> The F.E.A.R demo runs like cack on my Radeon 9800 Pro so I am looking to
> upgrade my graphics card but don't really fancy changing the motherboard
etc
> yet...
>
> Will I notice a big increase in performance over the 9800pro?
>
>
> My system:
>
> Pentium 4 3.2Ghz
> Radeon 9800pro 128meg
> Abit IC7 mobo
> 1 gig ram
>
>

You're comparing a prev-gen flagship card to a current-gen midrange card.
You won't notice the difference without the help of a benchmark. My advice
would be to either make a real upgrade to the 6800GT or hope that the next
Catalyst suite has some FEAR optimizations.
 

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"Kevin C." <nomail@dot.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Moo" <rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote in message
> news:dd5bai$59q$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk...
>> Are there any 256 meg 6600 GT cards running on AGP, I've only seen 128
>> versions?
>>
>> The F.E.A.R demo runs like cack on my Radeon 9800 Pro so I am looking to
>> upgrade my graphics card but don't really fancy changing the motherboard
> etc
>> yet...
>>
>> Will I notice a big increase in performance over the 9800pro?
>>
>>
>> My system:
>>
>> Pentium 4 3.2Ghz
>> Radeon 9800pro 128meg
>> Abit IC7 mobo
>> 1 gig ram
>>
>>
>
> You're comparing a prev-gen flagship card to a current-gen midrange card.
> You won't notice the difference without the help of a benchmark. My advice
> would be to either make a real upgrade to the 6800GT or hope that the next
> Catalyst suite has some FEAR optimizations.
>

Any particular make for the 6800GT? The ones at dabs.co.uk are around the
£200 mark, if I'm spending that much I want to make sure it's a good one!
 

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"Moo" <rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote in message
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>
> "Kevin C." <nomail@dot.com> wrote in message
> news:KWvJe.1633$zr1.497@newssvr13.news.prodigy.com...
>>
>> "Moo" <rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote in message
>> news:dd5bai$59q$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk...
>>> Are there any 256 meg 6600 GT cards running on AGP, I've only seen 128
>>> versions?
>>>
>>> The F.E.A.R demo runs like cack on my Radeon 9800 Pro so I am looking to
>>> upgrade my graphics card but don't really fancy changing the motherboard
>> etc
>>> yet...
>>>
>>> Will I notice a big increase in performance over the 9800pro?
>>>
>>>
>>> My system:
>>>
>>> Pentium 4 3.2Ghz
>>> Radeon 9800pro 128meg
>>> Abit IC7 mobo
>>> 1 gig ram
>>>
>>>
>>
>> You're comparing a prev-gen flagship card to a current-gen midrange card.
>> You won't notice the difference without the help of a benchmark. My
>> advice
>> would be to either make a real upgrade to the 6800GT or hope that the
>> next
>> Catalyst suite has some FEAR optimizations.
>>
>
> Any particular make for the 6800GT? The ones at dabs.co.uk are around the
> £200 mark, if I'm spending that much I want to make sure it's a good one!
>

What about this one, seems to have dropped in price somewhat ... 256 meg
version

http://www.savastore.com/productinfo/product.aspx?catalog_name=Savastore&product_id=10276571&pid=44
 
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On Mon, 8 Aug 2005 07:38:29 +0100, "Moo"
<rodneylowe@roonster.wanadoo.co.ukIMANARSE> wrote:


>What about this one, seems to have dropped in price somewhat ... 256 meg
>version
>
>http://www.savastore.com/productinfo/product.aspx?catalog_name=Savastore&product_id=10276571&pid=44
>
That one should be fine as it just follows Nvidia's reference design.
 

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