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Well I was going to buy a x2900XT but people told me that since I do not ahve the latest system and my max res is 1280X1024 i should go for a 8800GTS. I will buy an XFX one and slap on it an HR-03 with a fan. I would like to know if its good choice and if it can be overclocked up to a good point.
    
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Yes it's a good choice, and better than the 2900XT anyways.

What system you running it on?
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What system you running it on? I'm buying an 8800GTS too, but the 2900XT will pull ahead when better drivers are released...
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buy a 8800 gts

i bought mine two days ago. and i was able to over clock to 665mhz core (500mhz stock) and 1040mhz ram (800mhz stock).

their insane cards and their cheap as well.

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My system is

CPU: Intel PentiumD 3GHz
CPU Cooling:Noctua NH-U12 with 2 12 inch fans
Motherboard: Asus P5WD2-E Premium I975X
PSU: Enermax 600W Noisetaker
RAM: Dual Channel 2gb DDR2 800 (2X1GB) timings 5-5-5-15
HDD: Western Digital 320GB Sata2
GPU: My great X800GTO that i am going to replace TT

I am going to get the 8800 GTS. Bad choice or not I will get it. I wonder if my system can support windows vista. Well I am off to get it!
    
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what brand of 8800 gts will you get?
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post #7 of 19
Yes your system will hold vista nicely

And you will not regret getting the 8800gts its an awesome card.

Word of advice though, don't get the 320mb version get the 640mb if they have any available because the 320mb has already shown to struggle in DX10 apps.
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Originally Posted by boss_da_man View Post
what brand of 8800 gts will you get?
I am thinking of buying the XFX after the suggestions I got on these forums. My choices are Asus, Albatron, Twintech and XFX. Anyone objects to that? I was going for Asus cause I know XFX is preoverclocked. Also do you think that my VF900 will support the card better than the stock cooler until VF1000 is out?

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Yes your system will hold vista nicely

And you will not regret getting the 8800gts its an awesome card.

Word of advice though, don't get the 320mb version get the 640mb if they have any available because the 320mb has already shown to struggle in DX10 apps.
Sadly my budget does not allow the 640MB one cause it goes over even the X2900XT.
    
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post #9 of 19
I have an XFX GTS and I love it to death, I havn't really pushed it but my video card clocks are 620/1850

I can run most games at 1280x1024 max detail, 16AF and 2x or 4x AA
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