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post #11 of 17
Get a Conroe... HAHAHA

If your wanting a graphics card thats gonna last you 2-3 years then get the 8800GTS. It will stand you in good stead through your upgrades over the coming years.

However in that time the price of it will probably half...
    
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Sorry taking so long cham, was doing some updates. Ok im not sure on what your BIOS is like, but you said you have raised the fsb before so thats good. Our limit will be 50C then that gives you a good 5C headroom. What cooling are you using by the way?

Ok, you said you already raised it to 210fsb which wil give you 2.3
Try rasing the fsb to 218 x11 = 2.398 (just short of 2.4) however your htt mutli will have to be x4 because x5 will be too high.

See if it posts, check the temps and report back.

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PS (Power Supply) needs, "WORD" (or what he said) to IcedEarth or I agree with him
    
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post #14 of 17
Don't upgrade a 7900GT for a 8800GTS.

The 7900gt is still a very well performing card.

TBH, just a better CPU would give you more performance from your 7900.

I swapped my CPU from a Pentium 4 650 to a Core2Duo E6000 and doubled my graphics performance.

I'd say get a C2D rig, and then wait for more 8 Series cards to be released, and for prices to drop off a bit.

The die on the 8800 cards is HUGE, so its likely nVidia will shrink the die for the other cards, ie 8900, 8600, 8300?

Im wondering if they will also release a 8950GX2 (4 PCI-E power leads per card anyone?)
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Thread Starter 
couldnt find the htt multiplier so i increased cpu frequency to 212, pcie from 100 to 106 ,when i tried the stress test core temp went over 50c so i ve reverted back to 210 cpu 105 pcie.im getting 2322 mhz, thanks anyway.
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post #16 of 17
Its ok, however pci_e should be at 100. And it should be locked! Any change in that could fry your card! abd sometimes more i think. Put the pci-e to 100 (although i heard 108 - 112 is safe) i wouldnt risk it. Iced.
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quad core actaully bottleneck the GTX's lets see if AMD pulls something out there ass for this
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