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Old 08-12-2007, 11:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Thought so, never know with the stupid Dx crap and compatibility makes me kinda mad that only vista will use Dx10.. and i don't like vista too much
lol... get in line... not many ppl are fans of Vista, but the tweaking and such is going on... it'll probably be decent around Sp1 time...
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yeah, and i think i may hold off on 8 series cards for a little bit.. i have a 7900gt as of now, not sure if it's worth it to get a $370 card yet
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The 8800GTS 320 is only around $250-270. Well the 7900GT can still hold up on it's own, with most games, on reasonable settings.
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i'm looking at the 8800 gts 640mb (320-bit)

Newegg.com - EVGA 640-P2-N821-AR GeForce 8800GTS 640MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
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Forget the 640mb version, as it doesn't have a significant increase over the 320mb. Just because it has double the memory, doesn't mean double the performance. Save yourself the money.
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would it be worth upgrading to the 320mb 320-bit 8800gts for the $270 from a 7900gt (mind i don't have vista and can't use Dx10)
actually yes, i'm sure it is, clock speeds and memory seem to blow my card away.. and 96 stream processors
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would it be worth upgrading to the 320mb 320-bit 8800gts for the $270 from a 7900gt (mind i don't have vista and can't use Dx10)
not really, IMO.
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Agreed with nagasama. The 7900GT is still a good card. I'd suggest you wait, until the 9 series arrives.
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no way.. not much of a performance increase...
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doesnt matter if the game supports it or not

it will take the physics aspect of any game, and help take some load off the video card. and give usually a few (not more than 10) FPS
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