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Hey guys, just sold my Video Card on Ebay and ordered a 8800 GTX. Anyway, I'm extremly bored cause my gaming rig has no Video Card anymore for now and I'm stuck on another PC. Anything I should know about a 8800 GTX?
Oh and BFG Tech offers lifetime warranty, check their site.
    
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Anything I should know about a 8800 GTX?
I don't know what your old video card was, but your 8800GTX is better. Not sure if you knew that.

And the 8800GTX is severly bottlenecked by the P4 650!
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Hey guys, just sold my Video Card on Ebay and ordered a 8800 GTX. Anyway, I'm extremly bored cause my gaming rig has no Video Card anymore for now and I'm stuck on another PC. Anything I should know about a 8800 GTX?
Oh and BFG Tech offers lifetime warranty, check their site.
8800GTX is the best single card as of right now
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Why exactly does my CPU bottleneck it? It's fairly fast 800 MHz FSB, OK Cache 2 MB, Hyper Threading, 3.4 GHz.
    
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Your psu will handle it fine, so will you!
Have fun. Hopefully the Egg will have it at your door next day!
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Scheduled December 28, it's okay.
    
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UMMMMMMMMM, its fast really fast, It isnt that loud and the drivers are immature . Games like Far Cry and Splinter Cell Double Agent have some problems.

You will the bottleneck the GTX my Core 2 Duo bottlenecks it. Core 2 Quad bottlenecks these cards. A 19inch lcd usually runs at 1280x1024 you will bottleneck the 8800GTX but pile on the AA and the AF.
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Drivers eh! Well hope this will get corrected soon, anyway my games are
Flight Simulator X
Combat Flight Simulator 3
Battlefield 2/2142
    
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Why exactly does my CPU bottleneck it? It's fairly fast 800 MHz FSB, OK Cache 2 MB, Hyper Threading, 3.4 GHz.
A QX6700 at 5.4Ghz bottlenecks 8800GTX's in SLI to around 70%....

I have a feeling that a 8800GTX will be severely bottlenecked by a 3.5Ghz P4....
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Why exactly does my CPU bottleneck it? It's fairly fast 800 MHz FSB, OK Cache 2 MB, Hyper Threading, 3.4 GHz.
I'll put it this way - a Core 2 Duo at 3 Ghz is about where the bottleneck starts to be relieved. The card is that fast.
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