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Old 11-21-2006, 09:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I've got pretty much everything but the case, would this suffice:
Would the 8800GTX fit in it.

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Old 11-21-2006, 09:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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With 2x 120mm fans and 2x90mm fans it should be fine.

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Old 11-21-2006, 10:39 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Okay the end, then why isnt your 6800 at 4.0ghz??? Talk big but you dont have the overclock to prove it.

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Old 11-22-2006, 04:00 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Which 8800GTX is better BFG or EVGA? The BFG is a little more expensive like 10$ but it comes with the s video to RGB converter.
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Old 11-22-2006, 04:37 AM   #15 (permalink)
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BFG = lifetime warranty

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Old 11-22-2006, 05:16 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Trotter
BFG = lifetime warranty

eVGA = Step-Up program
Step-up as in they give you the best thats out at the time or what. Which would be the wiser choice.
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Old 11-22-2006, 04:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally posted by TheEnd187
its X6800 and it doesn't such you could oc the 6600 to 3.4 and then it is dead or you can get the x6800 and oc it to 4.0ghz+ and beat the crap of a 6600 also the X6800 has the oc'ing unlocked so you can pretty do about anything with it except marry it(i wonder if one of those gay churches will let me marry my 6800? Google here i come)
First E6400 is at 3.4Ghz and I could get it higher if i wanted too...(sits at 35-38C idle and around 50C full load) so i'm pretty sure that the 6600 can oust that and get up into the 4.0Ghz area with good air cooling alone.

Yes, the X6800 is better and will OC farther, be faster...YES it's better. But for over double the money you get no where near double the performance so it's not worth it in my mind. Plus the power it offers can't really be ulitlized by most people yet and by the time it can be there'll something better out anyways.

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Old 12-10-2006, 08:55 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 12-11-2006, 06:21 AM   #19 (permalink)
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U don't have to pay like $3000 to get a solid gaming PC, I paid $590 for a fairly decent PC, its from an this article on Tom's Hardware:
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Old 12-11-2006, 01:13 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I know I don't hafto but I want to spend around 3-4000$ canadian on a system that includes a nice monitor that can take advantage of the 8800 GTX.

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