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Old 11-02-2007, 03:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I really wanna play the new tabatha rising and Quake wars, And hopefully warhammer online when it comes up. My 6800 GT won't cut it. Please recommend a card for 250-400 bucks. (with taxes). I use

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For alot of my shopping. If you can recommend one from there, that would be super
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I really like the 8800 GT but it says Interface Type: PCI Express 2.0

Does my motherboard support that interface type? what do they mean by pci express 2.0.
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By 2.0, they mean the bandwidth is doubled the amount.
PCI Express - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anyways, the 8800GT would reverse compatible with the PCI-e 16x.
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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OK ballin.

You think the 8800 GT is the best bang for buck?
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The 8800gt has just under the same performance of a 8800gtx but half the price...... Not sure about the US but you can only preorder in England atm.
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You know it.

New Nvidia GeForce 8800GT Surprises | Tom's Hardware
AnandTech: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT: The Only Card That Matters
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:50 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Well it's about 299.99 here in Canada. Plus it comes with a free pc game. :P THat's the 512MB version :P
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Id def get the 512 version over 256, and the GT is just... man If I had the money I'd be getting one- and I don't even have a PCI express x16 slot!
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Update:

Will this video card be ok with my current power supply. It has a 6 pin pci-E connector and is 535W.

Enermax FMA model
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it will be fine
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