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Old 03-24-2008, 08:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - ZOTAC ZT-88TES3P-FCP GeForce 8800GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

I plan on buying this card whenever I get the money to put my new system together. From what I've seen this card is just under the 8800 Ultra in performance. I was just wanting to get a few "okays" on it before I spend money on a card that gives choppy game play.

Games in Mind : Crysis, CoD4, any other new FPS' out on the market.

The CPU in mind is the Q6600. Overclocking is another thing I might try with both CPU and the video card.

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Well its a bit far behind the ultra, but still a very good card, and thats a great price too. Go for it, you won;t be disappointed.
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It would run high end games well, with a 22-24" monitor. But on the 24" monitor, it depends on the game.

It's not just under the Ultra, until you overclock it.
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that or the GTS g92 512mb.

what res are you going to be playin at?
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I plan on playing on a 19" monitor. (Yea, I know..small kinda..but i'm upgrading from a 15.5" CRT)

1440X900 or something :| bad at remembering exact numbers.
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Then the 8800GT 512 is perfect. That resolution will be a piece of cake to the 8800GT, with all high end games, except Crysis...heh
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Well I wasn't looking forward to like maxing out crysis. More like medium-highish settings.
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An 8800GT will run Crysis at all high settings at that resolution easily, I run it at 1680x1050 all high without much problem.
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Sounds good. Got a lot of nice feedback. Thanks guys
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An 8800GT will run Crysis at all high settings at that resolution easily, I run it at 1680x1050 all high without much problem.
Subjective really, I didn't find Crysis playable on global high settings 1680x1050 even when I had my overclocked 8800GTS 512mb.

Turn shaders to medium though and the game flies even on a 3850
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