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I know its not true DX10 but all that matters is you can run it and not shell out serious $$$$
Yea but I don't see how that can run the same. Its not the same software for it. I mean I think I will be getting vista, as I know a friend that can get me it cheap, but that isn't the point. Its that you have to get vista to get the full sha bang from it.
    
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check out the latest pc magazine on dx10 info and the 8800gtx/gts and vista...gives info about all 3 and how they will work together....may change your opinions on some things......
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Yea but I don't see how that can run the same. Its not the same software for it. I mean I think I will be getting vista, as I know a friend that can get me it cheap, but that isn't the point. Its that you have to get vista to get the full sha bang from it.
I dont think its going to be much of a big difference if you're running it on a 20" monitor and below since you cant crank up the resolution. If you have a 30" monitor, then you will see your investment
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Well even so, my 22" runs at 1680 x 1050. thats not that low of a res. It still is alot to push.
    
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all im saying is before you invest on a $700 card,you need to upgrade your monitor first. There's no point of buying a powerful card when you cant use its full potential.
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I don't know why your all whinning, you can get a really good 22"+ Monitor today that's ready for Vista, same with a 8800GTX, but, you don't need to do that. You can stick with your 7900GTX or whichever GPU you have and run DX 9.0C on it with Windows XP. Nobody's forcing you to buy Vista or DirectX 10.
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I don't know why your all whinning, you can get a really good 22"+ Monitor today that's ready for Vista, same with a 8800GTX, but, you don't need to do that. You can stick with your 7900GTX or whichever GPU you have and run DX 9.0C on it with Windows XP. Nobody's forcing you to buy Vista or DirectX 10.
i am sticking with my card and XP.Im not whinning, just making some good arguments
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Im not whining. I already have a 8800GTX and a 22" monitor. I think it will be a good combination this way I can run games maxed out (I think) and still get really good FPS.

And I know no one is forcing you to get vista or DX10. But I was saying, to run the games like they were made to be played you need it. Theres a difference. I wasn't saying that you NEED to get it. Just it would look and play better.
    
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Even if Vista and DirectX 10 didn't come eventually you'd upgrade your GPU and Monitor... so why not be smart and wait until Vista-Ready GPUs and Monitors come out. Wow, that's an idea.

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Even if Vista and DirectX 10 didn't come eventually you'd upgrade your GPU and Monitor... so why not be smart and wait until Vista-Ready GPUs and Monitors come out. Wow, that's an idea.

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Pretty sure my GPU is vista ready... and that my monitor is to.
    
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