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I am looking to go to an 8 series card very soon and I need help deciding. I like the gts 320, but then I think, will I be happy with it? Then I say, the 640 will be better because I will be getting a 22" very soon as well. Then, of course theres the GTX, which I want, but it is expensive for the performance (I think the gts has a better price for performance margin). Any info and help on what I should get would be greatly appreciated Right now I am looking more so into the gts 320, unless I am told otherwise.
    
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either GTS 640 and OC or hd2900 and OC. 'nuff said.

the extra RAM will help with AA/AF, at higher res,a and in upcomiong games.
post #3 of 10
yea, id have to agree, 8800 640 or hd2900.
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I definitely think the 320 should not be purchased unless you are planning on avioding DX10 games. For $50 or so more the 640 is a much better buy. As of now, the GTX is a bit overkill for a 22" monitor, though that may change in the future. I'd suggest the 640, OC it a bit, and use it for a year or two, then upgrade. By next summer there will probably be DX10 games out that will bring it to its knees, but for now its probably the best buy to handle current games and future proof a bit. The same basically goes for the 2900, though it sucks more power and is a bit more expensive. Thats my take on things.
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ok, 640 it is! Thanks a lot, I will post back here when I order/recieve it
oh yea, I am an evga guy, does that sound good to everyone?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130071
Does ezflash work on these cards yet? I will more than likely hard flash this to the highest stable OC
    
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evga is one of the best GPU companies to go with, Its what I chose last week for my 8800GTX, USFORCES made an excellent FAQ on flashing the bios,u can flash that card to the OC version
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia-driv...-flashing.html
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yea, id have to agree, 8800 640 or hd2900.
I agree as well. I would go for the 8800 640, it is still a better value than the hd2900 i think.
post #8 of 10
640 Gts Ftw!!
post #9 of 10
/agree. go witht the 640. never used one, but heard they are easily overclockable and i have a friend who tells me they run great when overclocked.

thats your best bet, IMHO.

its also the most bang for your buck.
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ok, that settles it, thanks a lot everyone!! All who helped was given rep
    
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