Best GFX for Intel Dual Core E6600

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Hey guys am planning to add a GFX card for my rig.
Intel Dual Core E6600(Not Core 2 Duo).
2GBB 1066Mhz Kingston.

My options are.
1. 6790
2. 6770

Any other recommendations are also welcome.

As for the PSU part am hoping for FSP500.


Will buys in 2 days, so reply fast.
 
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At that resolution the HD6770 will do excellent, 6790 is a little faster but costs more so up to you, XFX or Asus are both quality so you can not go wrong..

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I thought the 6790 was identical to the 6770, but with a slightly slower clock and a 256bit memory bus? And by slightly I mean like 10MHz.

Is the E6600 OC'd at all? Usually a dual core isn't worth spending big bucks on and getting a big card like a 6850 or GTX460. When these CPUs were out we had the GTS250 as the high end. Putting bigger and bigger cards in won't help you play the games you want if your CPU can't feed it data fast enough. I'd stick with a 5750/5770 (6770 in this case) and call it good. Anything more is likely to be a waste.
 

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Okay guys... Then its 6770 vs 6790.
So which among the two are more suited????

And are'nt there any Nvidia cards that are suitable with my setup, or are they not upto the mark considering the above stated cards????

And one more aditional info. My MB's a
MB Brand : Asus
MB Model : P5G41T-M LX
NB : Intel G41 rev A3
SB : Intel 82801GB (ICH7/R) rev A1.
 

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Here the only available manufacturers are XFX and ASUS.

And does GTS550 and GTX460 come withing the same price circle??

And as you said before. Am also looking for a card thats suitable for my spec, cause I dont want to bottleneck a good piece of tech and put it to waste.
 

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Basse, Intel made two E6600s. The first was the C2D 2.4GHz, and the second is the "wolfdale" "pentium" model which ran at 3.06GHz. (or something like that, I'm assuming Rolli had the right specs.) The second one ran a bit faster then the original in most cases.

Ash, I have no idea what those cards sell for where you live. Do they come within the same price circle?
 

If you are overclocked that high then all of those cards mentioned up to HD6850 GTX460 1GB will run on your system with minimal to no bottleneck. All of them will do well from the HD5770/6770 up. Then again we have yet to see your monitor resolution bearing in mind that HD5770 would be a slight overkill at 1280x1024.
 

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In INR 6770 costs 7.3k and 6790 costs above 8k(not sure). Am also not sure about the exact manufacturer the guy said 6770 is available in both XFX and ASUS.

And is 6790 better than 6770???
 

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Bro, my max resolution is 1400x900.
 

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Okays bro. Will settle with 6770/6790 based on budget. Thanks alot.
 

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This's my MB
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And have requested the supplier to check the exact prices and he said he'll confirm by tomorow. And I've fixed 6770/6790 cause I guess higher one's will just get bottlenecked. But now am abit confused about choosing the 6790 over 6770, since people say its not worth the cash. and is 256Mbit a worthy upgrade from 6770's 128Mbit???
 
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