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Old 05-04-2008, 01:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Not sure I should have bought this...8800GT

I just bought this
-the MSI NX8800GT Zilent.

Simple question. What am I losing from it due to my overall system?

MSI P35 NEO2-FR Socket 775 mobo
Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 @ stock settings
Patriot 2GB PC2-6400 C4 Extreme Performance @ stock settings
MSI GeForce NX8800GT-Zilent 512MB [link]
2x 250GB Samsung Spinpoint SATA2 8MB
Maxtor DiamondMax 10 200GB
Maxtor 40 gig drive
X-Fi Xtreme Gamer sound card
Lite-on CD/DVDburner
Generic CD/DVD drive
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 PRO
600W Xilence Gaming Edition PSU
HP LP2475w 24" monitor [link]
Saitek Eclipse Keyboard
Intellimouse Explorer 2.0A9
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Old 05-04-2008, 01:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Not sure I should have bought this...8800GT

you are losing some, but you will still be able to play most games i'd expect

Proc Intel 2500k
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Display 22'' Monitor Chemei 5ms RT, 800:1 CR
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Default Re: Not sure I should have bought this...8800GT

Your CPU will hold it back in some titles. Simple solution is to overclock! You've got an opty and its only at 2.2ghz!
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