Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-17 Thread dc
On Feb 14, 7:11 pm, faithie999 faithie...@hotmail.com wrote: i'm running an XFX GeForce 6200 (flashed) video card in my Sawtooth. i'm wondering if a galaxy GeForce 6800 would be an appreciable improvement. I think the Nvidia model would be a much better choice. From some comments from

Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-15 Thread faithie999
thanks for the advice. i'll pursue it and report back when it's installed. On Feb 14, 9:10 pm, Daniel Stewart daniel.stewart...@gmail.com wrote: It would most definitely be an improvement unless the 6800 is PCI. lol. The new card would probably have better and/or more pipelines, pixel

Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-15 Thread skinnie
Guess it will only give some improvement if you game a lot, and even so the sawtooth cpu is already the bottleneck on the 6200. keep in mind that 6800 need good Power Supplys.. -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs

Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-15 Thread Daniel Stewart
I agree that you may need to check you power supply to make sure it can handle it, but gaming is not the only instance where hadware graphic acceleration is helpful. Anything graphics/video intensive will almost certainly benefit. I am not sure how that argument of the CPU being a bottleneck is

Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-15 Thread faithie999
if the video card draws too much power from the power supply, what will the symptoms be? if that turns out to be the case, i suppose i can rig an external 5v/ 12v power supply with a molex connector to supply the card ken On Feb 15, 11:31 am, Daniel Stewart daniel.stewart...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-14 Thread Daniel Stewart
It would most definitely be an improvement unless the 6800 is PCI. lol. The new card would probably have better and/or more pipelines, pixel shaders...etc and the GPU clock speed will be faster. On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 6:11 PM, faithie999 faithie...@hotmail.com wrote: i'm running an XFX GeForce