6800 vs 6800gt

pauldh

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IMO yes. The GT is worth buying over the 6800, but the ultra is not really worth buying over the GT.

But it depends on what games you play, what resolution your monitor supports and what resolution you want to game at, and also, what detail settings and eye candy you hope to play at. The plain 6800 doesn't do very well at high resolution with AA & AF turned on. It actually falls behind a Radeon 9800XT from last generation at those settings. If you hope to play all the newcoming games at 1280x1024 or above, and use AA/AF, I'd say get the GT as the plain 6800 might(WILL) fall short.

EDIT:
For example, in Farcry look at this review. The 6800's framerates are unacceptable at 1280x1024 with 4XAA/8XAF. And 1600x1200, forget about it. There is a pretty big jump going from the 6800 to the GT, Ultra, or the X800's.

<A HREF="http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/far_cry_sm30/page8.asp" target="_new">http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/far_cry_sm30/page8.asp</A>




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6800VS6800GT
12 pipes VS 16 pipes
slower clock speed VS faster clock speed
weirdo monster product box VS HOT CHICK product box

also 6800GT is probably easier to be modded into a 6800Ultra! and it kicks X800XT's ass in some places :D

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Ansio-Filtering, and Anti-Aliasing


the first is a way to make textures less fuzzy when they are far away , and the 2nd is a way to straighten out jaggy edges (like when you have a low resolution picture, and its pixelated, sort of the same thing)

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