radeon x1800xl >, =, or < 8600m (videocard question)

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Dsr1205, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. Dsr1205 macrumors 6502

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    im wondering if the videocard in the macbook pro is better then what i got in my desktop. Im probably gonna upgrade the videocard to an 9600 for like less then 200 but for now im wondering how my current stack up against the one in the mbp
     
  2. alphaod macrumors Core

    alphaod

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    Do you have the X1800 right now? 'cause going to a 9600 is a downgrade, unless you mean a nVidia 9600... which would be faster than the MBP. The ATi X1800 is relatively slower than the 8600GT.
     
  3. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

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    9600 GT > X1800 > 8600M GT > Mobility X1600 > Radeon 9600

    This should clear things up.
     

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