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    AGP 6800GT Golden Sample in stock at SCAN

    The title tells it all Gainward AGP 6800GT golden sample in stock at scan:-

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=115958

    just ordered on myself, was thinking about a AGP 6800GS but then saw this .

    Good luck getting yours

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    Nice.. but not really worth the cost - most GTs can go to the same speeds and an overclocked GS can easily get there, for a fraction of the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel
    Nice.. but not really worth the cost - most GTs can go to the same speeds and an overclocked GS can easily get there, for a fraction of the price.
    very true, but if it was like 20 quid cheaper... GT probably gets the win
    Me want Ultrabook


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    True - and with the golden sample you're paying for a good quality board and they definately have a higher resale value I suppose (seeing as the OP has already bought ).

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    Good board but noisy.

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    re Gainward 6800GT Golden sample

    Rememeber AGP 6800GS 350 core 12 pixel pipes, 6800GT Golden sample 400 core 16 pixel pipes and both £175 at scan. It's got to be the GT. No comments about PCI-E not willing to buy a complete system yet. About the noise, I will be using a Zalman Fatality GPU cooler.

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    arctic cooling vga coolers are pretty damn good and cheaper than the zalman. Scan don't sell em but a lot of stores do

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    Noisy is not even the word, until mine had the watercooling i feared playing games it was so loud, at least it can be configured down to a annoying woosh in 2D mode.

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    Already have the Zalman on a 6600GT, I'll remove and place original cooler and transfer 6600GT to second system and place Zalman on the 6800GT hopefully this will lead to some nice overclocks.

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