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Old 05-29-2008, 08:19 PM   #11 (permalink)
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http://img77.imageshack.us/img77/6357/everest1br7.jpg

There is my everest report for my motherboard

Thanks for the help
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Old 05-29-2008, 08:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Okay, cool.
PCIe :]


You can either wait till about the 21st of june, and secure a new card; or I presume price drops will happen.

OR.
for $500 ($499) you could get a 9800gx2 from newegg.

EVGA GeForce 9800 GX2 at Newegg.com
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Old 05-29-2008, 08:24 PM   #13 (permalink)
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So im assuming the 9800 is top of the line?
And i wont have to worry about the Motherboard and videocard being intergrated , am i right?
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Old 05-29-2008, 08:34 PM   #14 (permalink)
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You're right! (:

;but I'd honestly suggest waiting for the new cards to come out.

It'll be a month if at the very very very latest.

I read June 18-21
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you'll need to get a new PSU. From what i've read about that PC its only a 250w psu which isn't enough to safely power any card. So look at our recommended parts list for a good psu. Corsair 520hx/vx is a good choice.


also when you do get a new card you're gonna have to disable the onboard gfx in the bios (i saw your post on another forum )
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Old 05-29-2008, 08:48 PM   #16 (permalink)
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you'll need to get a new PSU. From what i've read about that PC its only a 250w psu which isn't enough to safely power any card. So look at our recommended parts list for a good psu. Corsair 520hx/vx is a good choice.


also when you do get a new card you're gonna have to disable the onboard gfx in the bios (i saw your post on another forum )
I have no idea how to disablegf bios or w/e u said

Sorry i really suck at computers
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haha. disabling onboard in the bios is super easy. but we'll worry about that once we can figure out how to set you up with a new PSU and card.

I would recommend waiting for new cards to come out if you wanna spend a good amount and have performance for a while.

also, what resolution do you play on?
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Old 05-29-2008, 08:57 PM   #19 (permalink)
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So, im assuming PSU== power supply unit right?

My friend said get the 8800 how much power does that suck?

EDIT: I have no idea what PSU i have and i have no idea how many watts it is.. where can i check this?>
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Xevan do NOT get a 500$ video card. If you do I swear you will regret it for the rest of your life. Get a 8800GT instead which is around 200$~ and make sure its a nice brand such as E-VGA. There are A LOT of nice brands, but trust me paying over 250$ for a graphics card is never worth it. Besides a 8800GT will tear WarHammer a new one. If you need a graphics card to play Online Games. You probably don't need one thats over 200$ even a nice 100$ graphics card will handle the job.
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