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going for the 8800gtx

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Abit aw8d and i got a 550 watt power supply would i have the right mobo and right anount power for the 8800 gtx to run with my currnet config
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Save that money for 2GB of RAM and a better PSU. Your 7950GT will last you until the 8900s come out.
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I read this article, it seems a stock hsf overclocked 8800gts will perform about the same as a stock clock 8800gtx

If ati screws it up, I might go for one of those

http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/98...ion/index.html
    
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or should i get the 8800 gts with another gig of ram and OC the gts to the gtx speeds would be chaeaper but would i get the same performance
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