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Old 12-30-2007, 09:14 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I made a build that was easier on the wallet that most people are willing to spend, but the build... I would'n't change anything, but MAYBE the graphics... I might get the 3870 vice the 3850...

again, with all the new hardware coming out, you'll never really be "up-to-date" with anything... So I stand by what I gave as an example of a build. (Notice I said "example"... it's your money, time, and effort... I'm just giving suggestions.)
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so go for a Radeon 3870 for graphics? or could I go for th GeForce 8800 on that setup with no problems?
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If you willing to spend more money get a 8800 GT. Otherwise 3870 is a nice card.
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If you willing to spend the money as 3rd shift has mentioned, then by all means go for a GTX... it is a great card and will do you very nicely...
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ok now whats this all about

eVGA e-GeForce 8800 GT SuperClocked 512MB PCI-E w/ Dual DVI, HDTV-Out at Memory Express for 289.95

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XFX GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB PCI-E w/ Dual DVI, HDTV-Out at Memory Express 509.95

why such a big price difference?
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Because the GT is worse than the GTX. :S
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im not to good on graphics cards but the GTX has higher clocks, more shaders, higher bandwidth etc
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so the extra 300$ is worth it...
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Whoa?!?! GT is not that far off from a GTX. Do you care about playing in High Res? The GT is the better buy. If anything your two choices should be G92 GTS or GT.
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I do, I don't own a 24" wide screen for nothing. :P

But I got my GTX for £235 OEM, just get the drivers online and your sorted... definitely the way to go!
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