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Old 10-21-2007, 07:32 PM   #21 (permalink)
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its a 7800gs i doubt itll blow his comp and its the best for the price
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if it overloads the psu every other component could get a fatal power surge............
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Old 10-21-2007, 10:39 PM   #23 (permalink)
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TBH I donít see how we can suggest what video card he should buy before we know anything at all about his comp. Before he gets new card he should show us the full specs of his comp so that we can recommend him one that: a.) Wont be bottlenecked. b.) Wonít be a bottleneck c.) Wonít blow his PSU the moment he pushes the power button.

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What else you wanna know?
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:44 PM   #25 (permalink)
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erm.. it doesn't say, how do i check? and FYI, i'm not overclocking or anyhting.
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open the case and have a look at the side of the power supply.

Anyway, the 7600GT is a descent card. It will run HL2 fine. just not on super high settings.
NCIX.com - Buy XFX GeForce 7600GT 580MHZ AGP 256MB DDR3 Dual DVI-I HDTV Out Video Card - PVT73AUDE3 In Canada.

It also doesn't put a lot of strain on your power supply.
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I think a 7800GS would be perfect for the rest of your system ^^

Go for that!
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Old 10-22-2007, 02:07 PM   #28 (permalink)
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May I ask few questions? I need to decide fast which one of them to take, I can't choose any other card only one of them. So far I prefer MSI but active cooling is considered.
Newegg.com - ASUS EN8600GTS/HTDP/256M GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256EZ HD GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Also will there be no problem putting them into my case (MB GA-P35-DS3L), what about PSU (I know it's crappy but will it be able to work with one of the cards and OC'ed E2180?):
Newegg.com - ARK 6099-CA Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 400W Power Supply - Retail
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May I ask few questions? I need to decide fast which one of them to take, I can't choose any other card only one of them. So far I prefer MSI but active cooling is considered.
Newegg.com - ASUS EN8600GTS/HTDP/256M GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256EZ HD GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Also will there be no problem putting them into my case (MB GA-P35-DS3L), what about PSU (I know it's crappy but will it be able to work with one of the cards and OC'ed E2180?):
Newegg.com - ARK 6099-CA Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 400W Power Supply - Retail
you should never use the psu that comes with a case especally from a "no-name" brand if its antec or coolermaster case then you can chance it but who the **** are "ARK"??? go with the active cooling you can overclock further
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I think ARK aka Codegan cuz thats how it's called from where I'm buying it. Well I'll add some extra cash and will buy an additional PSU.
About OC'ing i thought so too that Asus is better, but in one review site it sead that MSI is a little bit better in that.
"one review site" translate from german - http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl...00gts-12.phtml
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