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post #1 of 21
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It's time for a new video card... I'm getting sick and tired of getting low fps on Supreme Commander & CnC3 and having to scale down my resolution...

I want at least 40FPS @ 1680x1050

Anybody got any suggestions?

I was thinking about the 8600GTS 256MB but I haven't ready any reviews about it on the games I play...

I'm thinking of these two:

XFX GeForce 8600GTS 256MB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150228

eVGA GeForce 8800GTS 320MB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130082
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post #2 of 21
IMHO - The 8800 Is worth the extra $100 because the 8600GT is mainly a starter, low end DX10 card, Whereas the 8800GTS is made for DX10 gaming
    
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post #3 of 21
I'm with Mad. 8800GTS 320MB would do.
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post #4 of 21
For that price take the 8800
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post #5 of 21
I would probably wait a couple months till the 8900 cards come out. If you plop down $500 for a dx10 card now, its going to be a midrange card once the actual games come out. I'd wait, and play on low settings for just a little bit longer.
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8900 cards are not comming out.
    
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post #7 of 21
ZOMG, what is then? I must be behind the times.
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post #8 of 21
Probally the 9 series card.
    
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post #9 of 21
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8800 it is.

Thanks.
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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=P450-8650
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