which 6800 to try again?

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by x1600c, Dec 25, 2004.

  1. x1600c

    x1600c Limp Gawd

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    how does the 6800 vanilla compare to the 6800LE

    you see, I lost my 6800vanailla to ESD while switching cases. Now as a 15yr old with no job I need to get a cheap 6800. BTW I refuse to down grade. so its got to be a 6800. I went to newegg and say the 6800LE. and I want to know how it compares to the standard 6800
     
  2. palabared

    palabared [H]ard|Gawd

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  3. CleanSlate

    CleanSlate [H]ardness Supreme

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    6800le = 2/3rds the pipes...
     
  4. gamer1drew

    gamer1drew [H]Lite

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    yah I would definately stick with a 6800 or even a 6600 GT over a 6800LE. I feel bad about you losing your old one to ESD, that always sucks, esp at 15. I would try and pick up a PNY 6800 NU that seems to be going for 200-230 on sale. Friend got one and he seems happy. Good luck.
     
  5. x1600c

    x1600c Limp Gawd

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    PNY 6800 NU? the nu stands for?...

    by the way, do you think that XFX would exchange my old card if I claim manuf defect?

    and another thing, is it possible to free up some pipelines in the 6800LE with rivatuner?
     
  6. CleanSlate

    CleanSlate [H]ardness Supreme

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    non-ultra = the basic 6800

    probably but it'd still be dishonest and amoral.
     
  7. x1600c

    x1600c Limp Gawd

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    morality is hardly an issue when the system that the people that run the world created a system that is based on physical age, not mental age...
     
  8. BossNoodleKaboodle

    BossNoodleKaboodle [H]ard|Gawd

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    LE is usually crap to be avoided like the plague.
     
  9. x1600c

    x1600c Limp Gawd

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    Awww...but I like pestilence. lol
    well, I post again to ask if the LE can be unleashed with riva tuner (unleashed meaning using riva tuner to allow the card to use more pipelines.