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Old 04-27-2008, 01:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Yet another video card.

First let me apologize for asking so many questions!

I'm wondering if this is as good of a deal as it sounds, I really think the price is reasonable and it seems really nice.

How much better is it than a 7300GT (7300GT

Newegg.com - XFX PVT84JUDD3 GeForce 8600GT XXX 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Old 04-27-2008, 02:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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its a ton better, if the MIR goes through.
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yeah it is a good cheap card.
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Default Re: Yet another video card.

Up your budget, try to get this one:

Newegg.com - MSI NX8800GTS 320M OC GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

or this one:
Newegg.com - XFX PVT88SFDF4 GeForce 8800GS 384MB 192-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Default Re: Yet another video card.

or a 9600gt
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I don't have the power supply to run a 9600.
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a 9600GT has a thermal envelope of 95W

That's just under 8 amps....What sort of PSU do you have?
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and the rest of your setup inc drives?
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I don't know what else you need to know, the only peripherals I have is 2 dvd rom drives, mouse and keyboard, and a headset hooked up to the USB slot.
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