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Old 12-21-2006, 09:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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should i get the 8800 gtx?
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Old 12-22-2006, 08:33 AM   #12 (permalink)
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If you've got that kind of dough to toss around, sure. But I wouldn't.

While the 8800 is the current 1000 pound gorilla, it's still big and hot and power-hungry. While it is the first DX10 card, DX10 ain't out yet... and neither are decent Vista drivers.

As for me, I'd look at a X1950XTX, a 7900GT, 7900GS, or a 7950GT if I were going for high-end.
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Old 12-22-2006, 10:19 AM   #13 (permalink)
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k thx. im going 2 some computer expo right now to get all the parts. you were a real help. thank you
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sorry reaper but just wanted to ask something. Will the 8800 go down in price sometime soon like january/febuary? if so how much less? Which brand should i go with? Bfg or Evga?
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Old 12-22-2006, 03:39 PM   #15 (permalink)
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errr. if your asking me i have no idea x.x. im so computer ignorant.
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Old 12-22-2006, 05:47 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Nvidia is supposed to be coming out with a couple of scaled down versions of the 8800 early in '07.
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Old 12-23-2006, 08:13 PM   #17 (permalink)
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thank you man
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Old 12-24-2006, 01:12 AM   #18 (permalink)
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well yea. i went to the thing and i got everything except for RAM and a hard drive (on purpose cause i heard it was best to buy it from some other place) but when i get it all hooked up ill take some pics of it and post everything i got (a lot of it wasnt what i had in mind but still OK i heard) so you all can see how it turned out.
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