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post #21 of 31
Not reccomending you spend more money mate. However if you want a cheap and cheerful way to boost performance then its cheaper to get another card and put it in SLI.
post #22 of 31
The 7600GT is fine. What makes you think its crap? Is it having problems running some games or some thing? Because that could be another issue since that card is decent.
    
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Remember if you experience poor gameplay to always check your drivers first as they can be a major factor also.
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It is fine, Better than my 6200 Go with Turbo Cache (thats right turbo cache)
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Hey, I noticed you have an SLI motherboard, why don't you hook two of those bad boys up? They love SLI and overclocking, the SLI benchmarks have ridiculously higher performance increases. And if you buy an eVGA 7600GT you can always use that purchase towards the step-up program if you're getting the 8-Series when it comes out..
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Originally Posted by Criswell
Hey, I noticed you have an SLI motherboard, why don't you hook two of those bad boys up? They love SLI and overclocking, the SLI benchmarks have ridiculously higher performance increases. And if you buy an eVGA 7600GT you can always use that purchase towards the step-up program if you're getting the 8-Series when it comes out..

Thanks guys.
That is an option worth considering later, but I have to get my memory sorted out 1st.....

Ok, I have a pal with a v meter, so I can get that from him if I want to try it.

The only reason I'm wondering about it's performance is another topic I was reading earlier, with a chap who has more than doubled my 3D Mark '05 score:

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...00-venice.html

Just got me wondering why my score is quite low, compared to his.
I think my 1Gig of memory may have something to do with it......

I'll try an updated driver tomorrow, as I gotta get to bed.
I'm wacked

Thanks for all your advice, it's been most helpful

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post #27 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by MSI_andy
Thanks guys.
That is an option worth considering later, but I have to get my memory sorted out 1st.....

Ok, I have a pal with a v meter, so I can get that from him if I want to try it.

The only reason I'm wondering about it's performance is another topic I was reading earlier, with a chap who has more than doubled my 3D Mark '05 score:

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...00-venice.html

Just got me wondering why my score is quite low, compared to his.
I think my 1Gig of memory may have something to do with it......

I'll try an updated driver tomorrow, as I gotta get to bed.
I'm wacked

Thanks for all your advice, it's been most helpful


He has a 7900GTO?
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Mines crap imo simply because i can't get 10,000 3DMarks in 3DMark05 ~sob~
 
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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029
Mines crap imo simply because i can't get 10,000 3DMarks in 3DMark05 ~sob~

Jesus mate, so why can he, but YOU can't....????
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MSI_andy
Jesus mate, so why can he, but YOU can't....????
He has a better gpu. A 7900GTO at near 7900GTX speeds should pull near 11k in 3dmark05 with his cpu @ 2.6ghz. I get about 10500 in 3dmark05, and it's all the CPU holding it back from a 13k+ score.
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