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Old 05-22-2008, 09:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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choice 1 a lil more expensive. I do plan on running 2x cards, for age of conan now and warhammer later, i also do 3d max work.

choice 1
BFG GeForce 8800 GT OC Video Card - 512MB GDDR3, PCI Express 2.0, SLI Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, Video Card BFGE88512GTOCE at TigerDirect.com

choice 2
wont be buying b4 sale, so $119 is cost
XFX GeForce 8600 GT XXX Video Card - 256MB DDR3, PCI Express, SLI Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV PVT84JUDD3 at TigerDirect.com

plan on running with this mobo
Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe GR Motherboard CPU Bundle - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Processor 3.0GHz OEM at TigerDirect.com

4gb of ram

I want to run at max or close to max settings, what do u think?

currtenly running a 550 watt powers supply how much will i need for this setup?
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get a 8800GTS 512 for that price

how about 9600GT?
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If your getting 2 cards and don't want to spend a ton o' money then 9600gt is where its at.
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If your going with single card:
Newegg.com - ECS N8800GTS-512MX GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

If Dual Card:

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR V9603GT52 GeForce 9600 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Don't get 2 cards unless running at 1900x1200 or higher.

8800gts would be nice but you could go with something like a 8800gt or 9600gt.


Even my card would run aoc/warhammer fine.
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Blazzin can you turn on your PM box? I will sell you the Mobo and CPU for $80 less and it is in perfect condition.
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I have an XFX 8800GTS 512 for sale. 180 shipped
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Looks like Blazzin would have a cheap build.

Mobo, CPU, and Video Card for $390.
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