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post #11 of 15
in a few months, ya.

The DX10 cards are gonna play all of our games, too...ya know that right? lol
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post #12 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcb
I run Oblivion on my 7600gt and it seems fine. FPS inside is ~50 and FPS outside drops to ~25-30. Granted, these are not the best marks.. but I only spent 100$ on it.

Also, how do you know only a few games will support dx10? Crysis anyone?
http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/07/...ion/page6.html
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post #13 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns
in a few months, ya.

The DX10 cards are gonna play all of our games, too...ya know that right? lol
Not only will the DX10 play all of your games, but when you walk away from your desktop - DX10 will keep playing for you!
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post #14 of 15
Get that 700w OCZ, it's great.

Get a better gpu than the 7600GT. It's not a bad GPU, but if you are getting a conroe and a completely new build, you should get a great video card too. Look into the X1900XT (256mb) if you can find one for $250 or less. It beats out a 7900GT and looks better too.
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post #15 of 15
OCZ is definitely the PSU to buy if you can afford it. And it's a good idea not to cheap on your the PSU for you rig. You can do more damage to your rig with a bad PSU than probably any other component. If you need to save money - just don't do it with the PSU.

This makes me think of a new thread topic ...
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