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Old 09-27-2007, 07:19 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I got my 8800GTS for $280 canadian so I am not disappointed but if I was building again soon I would be grabbing one of the 2900pro cards for sure. Makes me almost wanna but another PC just to do some benchmarking... errrr.. must resist.. ahhhh!!
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Old 09-27-2007, 07:20 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Yeah I got my 640mb BFG 8800GTS OC for only 160 quid shipped...otherwise I'd be looking at the 2900Pro
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Old 09-27-2007, 07:49 PM   #33 (permalink)
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lol it was a joke... and hey, you live in riverside!! haha, thats only like a 45 min drive from me! lol
hmm seems like u live in moreno valley i presume?
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Old 09-27-2007, 08:25 PM   #34 (permalink)
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hmm seems like u live in moreno valley i presume?
bellflower... nobodies heard of it.. but its around cerritos, lakewood and all that good stuff. I'm not too far from huntington beach
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my work computer has a $1500 quadro in it and scores like a 7k on 3dmark06
what is the main purpose of your work computer?
do you have a xion as well?
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my work computer has a $1500 quadro in it and scores like a 7k on 3dmark06
3dMark series use DirectX, not OpenGL
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Ya, a quadro card isn't intended to render 3d models used in programs like 3dmark and games.
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Old 09-28-2007, 05:55 AM   #38 (permalink)
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This makes me sick... it pops out of nowhere a day after ordering my gts 640... and this thing comes with two games and costs $70 less!

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Yeah I got my 640mb BFG 8800GTS OC for only 160 quid shipped...otherwise I'd be looking at the 2900Pro
Where from? that is a killer deal.
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Where from? that is a killer deal.
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