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Can't decide which 8800 is for you?

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holy long read
    
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Yay for the eVGA! Best core overclock, best performance, lower-than-average power consumption, and the second lowest temps!
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I think I will go with the 8800GTX... Games look like their are hungry these days.
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i personally like the sparkle one
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Quote:
Originally Posted by r3dh3adkid View Post
i personally like the sparkle one

pretty aint she? lol

The ONLY thing I dont like about the 8800 is the fact that it has two pci connecters? why do you need that? shurly that chipset dosent need x32 banwidth! maybe two GPU on one card lol
    
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that msi card was performing very well too, (why does everyone hate msi cards)
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pretty aint she? lol

The ONLY thing I dont like about the 8800 is the fact that it has two pci connecters? why do you need that? shurly that chipset dosent need x32 banwidth! maybe two GPU on one card lol
You odn't need 2 PCI-e connectors. You need 2 PCI-e POWER connectors.

It's got nothing to do with bandwidth.
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I like eVGA now but Geeshhh......180w for idle power and 280w for load power consumption? That's insane.

I guess the power consumption concern goes out the window with these new video cards ah?

Damn........said I'd never shell out more than $400 for a VC, I'm thinking in a GTX now and call it a day....actually 3 years min.

To buy or not the buy.......that is the question.

Despite what Anand said, I just looked at some pics and don't care much about that site, actually at all.
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Originally Posted by Nasgul View Post
I like eVGA now but Geeshhh......180w for idle power and 280w for load power consumption? That's insane.

I guess the power consumption concern goes out the window with these new video cards ah?

Damn........said I'd never shell out more than $400 for a VC, I'm thinking in a GTX now and call it a day....actually 3 years min.

To buy or not the buy.......that is the question.

Despite what Anand said, I just looked at some pics and don't care much about that site, actually at all.
Indeed.... that is the question.

Nice post stormlobster.
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