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Title says it all.

Assume stock clocks, and 800mhz DDR2.
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8800gt?
    
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probably a 4870 or a 5670 or a 6750 for ATI, and on NVIDIA theres the GTX 450 the GTX 260 or the 510 GT
    
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HD 5850 or 5830 maybe?
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My friend runs a q6600 set up i sold him with a 5830 and sees performance improvements from the 5770 i use to have in it so itd be able to probably do at least a 5830 without bottle necking.
Edited by UbNub - 5/24/11 at 9:55pm
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UbNub View Post
My friend runs a q6600 set up i sold him with a 5830 and sees performance improvements from the 5770 i use to have in it so itd be able to probably do at least a 580 without bottle necking.
A GTX580?

Your dreaming.

Around GTX460 levels. Depends on the games.

More likely a 8800gt./GTS250

You'll get 60FPS regardless of bottleneck.

Get the card you can afford+ A D14/silver arrow and OC!
Edited by SpeedNuggeT - 5/24/11 at 9:11pm
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My friend just installed a MSI GTX580 Lightning in his setup, mind you his Q6600 is at 3.42GHz, and he's seeing very little bottlenecking. 60+ FPS in pretty much everything.

At stock clocks your going to be extremely limited.
Edited by Murlocke - 5/24/11 at 9:01pm
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Bottlenecking is "over-diagnosed"

Don't worry about it. Use the best card you can afford
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It's not for me. It's for my buddy. I honestly couldnt tell him so I asked.

My rig is the sig, with a 3gb GTX 580 on the way.

He currently has a 9800GT. I was going to sell him one of my 768 GTX 460s when I get my 580, and I wanted to make sure it would provide a better performance over what he has now.

Thanks for the quick responses.
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
A GTX580?

Your dreaming.

Around GTX460 levels. Depends on the games.

More likely a 8800gt./GTS250

You'll get 60FPS regardless of bottleneck.

Get the card you can afford+ A D14/silver arrow and OC!
I meant 5830 my 3 and 4 keys don't always work.
    
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