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Windows 7: (comparison) geforce 8300gs vs 7300gt vs 6600

11 Dec 2013   #1
nfsworldrace

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 
(comparison) geforce 8300gs vs 7300gt vs 6600

i know their all old and crappy cards but which of them will perform better, im planning to play left 4 dead and some online games
pls list in order depends on your opinion

and last question when picking a gpu card what SPECIFICATION is the most important in performance?. if latest games compatibility?

btw my specs
pentium D 930 4mb
2GB DDR2 667
160gb sata
dell optiplex 320


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11 Dec 2013   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

I will suggest other card i.e. 6800 GT.

You can check out the specs here.

When you select a gpu,

I would say memory type (ddr3/ ddr5) and bus. Higher memory with higher bus+good, imho.

For eg: 512 mb ddr3 on a 256-bit bus isn't necessarily better than 512 mb ddr5 on a 128-bit bus. But a 512 mb DDR5 on a 256-bit bus IS better.
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11 Dec 2013   #3
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

You can get some good comparison information here:
Video Card Comparison - GPUReview.com

They don't list an 8300GS though. The 8400GS should be close enough for comparison.

One of the first thing you notice is that the 8400 is DirectX 10 compliant, the 7300 is DirectX 9.0c. It is good to know what version the game is compliant with.

The card Archer posted has more bang for the buck, as you can see here:
http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....=529&card2=180
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11 Dec 2013   #4
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

In general, the high-end cards of any given generation roflstomp all entry-level cards of the 3-4 newer generations that came after them, if not more. This is simply how powerful the graphics processor is, before GRAM and other stuff is looked at.

the place I use to get an eyeballed estimate of power levels is here Graphics Card Performance Hierarchy Chart - Best Graphics Cards For The Money: November 2013
(Discrete is for the desktop cards, mobile is for the laptop cards, integrated is for cards that are integrated in something else, be it motherboard or processor)

If you see, the 8300 and the 7300 are quite a few steps crappier than the 6600, and way crappier than a 6800.

And 8300/7300 are indeed entry-level cards if you look up on wikipedia.
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13 Dec 2013   #5
nfsworldrace

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
 
 

ok thnks for suggestions. any more
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