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to all the people who already have one. By the time upgrades are finished and vista is out with DX10......8800's will be much cheaper, and fully functional.
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to all the people who already have one. By the time upgrades are finished and vista is out with DX10......8800's will be much cheaper, and fully functional.
The 8800's arn't that expensive for starters (a top of the line GPU has always cost around ~500). Heck Dell had the 8800GTS for 381 Shipped, which was a heck of a deal. The prices will definitly fall even more when something better comes out, but when it's on top, don't expect too much of a price change.
    
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to all the people who already have one. By the time upgrades are finished and vista is out with DX10......8800's will be much cheaper, and fully functional.
Yup, and outdated.
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Seems more of a proportional bottleneck than a direct, hit the wall, kind of bottleneck. That makes me think it's just a driver issue that could be resolved rather than a hardware issue.
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