6600GT good/bad?

By Giantman47
Mar 19, 2006
  1. ive been looking to upgrade my computer from an PNY 6200 128mb. ive been looking around an the 6800gt's are way out of my price range an was wondering if a 6600gt was any good. i want to get a new card that can handle the new elder scrolls 4 game at a medium setting. here are my current pc specs.

    2x 512mb Kingston 2700ddr ram
    k7vta3 Elitegroup mobo (AGP 4x)
    PNY 6200 128mb AGP 4x/8x
    AMD XP 3200+ 2.2ghz processer

    thats all i really know. im trying to stay away form the ATI cards manly from bad
    experience in the past.

  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    A 6600gt is a nice card, its significantly faster than a 6200(I own both a 6200 and 6600gt) I'd recommend the 6600gt, unless you can afford a 6800gs
  3. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

  4. Giantman47

    Giantman47 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the replys guys! vegasgmc thats a great price on that card do you know of ASUS is a reliable company? ive personly never heard of them but then again i dont get out much :p.
  5. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    Asus is one of the top manufacturers for computer components. They usually buy the best chips for their video cards. If you can afford it I also suggest getting a newer mobo. Good ones are $40-60 and will give you 8x AGP and dual channel RAM. Like this - That would give you a really good gaming machine.
  6. Giantman47

    Giantman47 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the help vega im gonna be getting that mobo an the card when i get all the money that is :)
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