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Should I Use My Nvidia 5950 Ultra, Or My Nvidia 8600gt


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#1 graphicsinstaller

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 04:36 PM

Hello, I have both of these video cards, and Im not sure which is better. One is a little newer than the other, but one is MASSIVE!!!! Im just unsure of which I should use, thanks for the help!~

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#2 fairjoeblue

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 05:30 PM

When I have a problem deciding which of 2 video cards to use rather then flip a coin I consult this list,

http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/?tag=rmp_vds
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Posted 29 April 2009 - 06:52 PM

An 8600Gt is far superior to the 5950!
"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." - Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:10 PM

You use the 5950 in winter when you need the extra heat.

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 06:18 PM

thats all i needed, thanks so much!

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 10:39 AM

You use the 5950 in winter when you need the extra heat.



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