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Old 01-28-2008, 09:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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in about 2 months i plan on buying new everything, just need somthing for now that i can carry over to next PC. Will probably get water cooling and crossfire video cards later.
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~$200 shipped for a 3870...it will perform almost 95% identical to the 3870x2...the difference in FPS is single digits
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so... WHAT VIDEO CARD DO I GET???!!!?? lol im thinkin the 3870 cuz its more around my price range (Diamond version probably) I just want a card that will run new games no problem. there will be a pc upgrade soon for me.
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hmm just looked at bench marks... says 8800GT is better lol GAH!!! Should i get the 8800gt or the GTS? soo many choices!
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i'd say go with that

its got near the best price/performance ratio out there.
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Get the GT 512 and don't look back, you wont be disappointed. I get the feeling you will be if you go 3870. $250 shipped plus you get Company of Heroes with it...or $245 shipped for the EVGA with no game.
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No time, gotta go play some Crysis at 35 fps on very high settings with my 8800GT 512!
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what brand 8800GT 512mb do u guys recommend?
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XFX. Always. Free game + overclocks like mad no problem. Lifetime warranty. (the one I bought was the 600mhz/900mhz one, see sig for what it plays at now with no problem).
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Newegg.com - XFX PVT88PYDF4 GeForce 8800GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Cheaper than when I got it two weeks ago. Free shipping too.
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