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Old 02-27-2008, 11:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi All, just bought me a Samsung 26" LCD and loving it. My 8800GTS 640mb seems to be a little chuggy with the higher resolution. What would be a couple upgrade options for running 1900x1200? Any information is appreciated, I have been using Nvidia, but I'm not set in stone on that. Using an Antec True Power Trio 650 watt power supply, and don't really want to have to upgrade it.
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Old 02-27-2008, 11:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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8800gtx? hd3870x2?
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8800gts 512 is the best contender, can beat a gtx and even an ultra when oc'd.
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ok i dont know much about videocards, but how can a 8800gts 512 beat a 8800gts 640?
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Because its a revision. It has a newer GPU.
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Old 02-28-2008, 10:57 AM   #6 (permalink)
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oh ok, yeah idno.
thanks for clearing that up tho vwfreek
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Definately the 3870X2 the 8800GTS 512 starts to choke up at those resolutions.
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I would go for the 3870x2.....
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hd3870 x2 (not Crossfire hd3870's the 1 hd3870 with the 2 hd3870's on one die so don't flame me gurusan ) is perfect for you
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hd3870 x2 (not Crossfire hd3870's the 1 hd3870 with the 2 hd3870's on one die so don't flame me gurusan ) is perfect for you
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