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Old 10-01-2007, 12:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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here is my motherboard

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Here is the video card

EVGA GeForce 8800 GTS Video Card - FREE Enemy Territory: Quake Wars PC Game, 640MB GDDR3, PCI Express, SLI Ready, Dual DVI, HDTV, Video Card 640-P2-N821-AR in Canada at TigerDirect.ca

I don't really want to return it, Pain in the ***. I'm gonna try and find out what power supply i have also.

Any other suggestions are appreciaited.
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Old 10-01-2007, 01:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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XFX GeForce 8800 GTS Extreme Video Card - FREE Lost Planet: Extreme Condition PC Game, 640MB DDR3, PCI Express, SLI Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, Video Card PVT80GTHE4 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca

I would ge this one because it is cheaper and have higher clock speeds
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I would actually reccomend a 2900PRO. As cheap as a 8800GTS 320, and with 512MB of VRAM.
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Old 10-01-2007, 03:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I've been reading reviews on the 2900PRO all day long, it seems like a great option. Saves you 60-80ish with MINIMAL performance loss.
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Default Re: Final check before buying a video card

yah, go 2900PRO and remember to overclock it to XT speeds for great justice
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Old 10-02-2007, 11:52 PM   #6 (permalink)
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You have any idea when the 2900 pro will be released?
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You have any idea when the 2900 pro will be released?
It has been out for a few days already.

Newegg.com - HD 2900Pro
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wow... all out of stock...
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I've been looking in local computer stores and they don't even have them in stock.
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Then just get the 8800GTS that I posted above
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