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look at my sig rig

i play very well this games using the latest driver.

crysis warhead 1024x786 gamer settings
min 26 avg 32 max 47


medal of honor 2010
1280x1024 med settings
min 23 avg 34 max 49


temp goes to 80ºc max
(dust clean and new thermal paste)

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Hello fellow "Tuga"

You really need to upgrade that card... It's very weak when it comes to shader power (32 unified shaders) and the amount of RAM is dismal to be honest.

You have a 22" inch monitor that you can't even fully use because of that card.

I can't believe you enjoy playing on lower resolutions either. They must look horrible on that big monitor.
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The 8600GTS was an underpowered card when it came out. It's an incredibly weak card, you'd do very well throwing in something like a GTS450 or better depending on budget.
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I don't think he cares, his post seems more along the lines of that he's proud of using the old hardware and playing the games he's playing with the performance he's getting with a new driver.

Notice he took the time to put 2011 in the thread title, then listed the old hardware in a way that show's he's happy with the performance.
Edited by Ascii Aficionado - 5/12/11 at 6:00pm
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i fail to see the point of this thread....
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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado View Post
I don't think he cares, his post seems more along the lines of that he's proud of using the old hardware and playing the games he's playing with the performance he's getting with a new driver.

Notice he took the time to put 2011 in the thread title, then listed the old hardware in a way that show's he's happy with the performance.
like me and my 5500
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In the US, you can get a $50-60 video card that is 4 times as powerful..
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In the US, you can get a $50-60 video card that is 4 times as powerful..
true
and good too
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i get it from a trade
audigy 2 for the 8600gts

i never did get one only gt
in the graphics charts the gt220 loses why?

i have other good cards
     
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As long as you are satisfied with the card..... don't upgrade. If you are not satisfied.... well spend that money
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