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Alright, i need a new card and I'm not doing a major upgrade until Christmas so, am i looking at much of a bottleneck? or should i wait for some kind of price drop or better cards?
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On a 17" monitor, waste IMO.
Maybe an 8600GT.
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oh i forgot im looking at picking up a 19" wide screen hanns G. for my next rig some time soon.
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Alright, i need a new card and I'm not doing a major upgrade until Christmas so, am i looking at much of a bottleneck? or should i wait for some kind of price drop or better cards?
Your processor is fine for the 8800. Your biggest concern should be your 1gb of ram.
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oh i forgot im looking at picking up a 19" wide screen hanns G. for my next rig some time soon.

Are you running Vista?

N/M, you do.

What's your budget then?
With Crysis right around the corner, a 640 might be best.
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Your processor is fine for the 8800. Your biggest concern should be your 1gb of ram.
He has 2GB.
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Are you running Vista?
For now im running ultimate. and i think im going to put xp on a different drive.
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Are you running Vista?

N/M, you do.

What's your budget then?
With Crysis right around the corner, a 640 might be best.
i cant go much over the price of the 320 (i got my mom to agree to buy me it for good grades) and christmas is when the quad core and higher end card comes.

then this becomes a secondary rig.
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Your system will be fine with that card dude.

You will bottleneck, but not enough to decrease performance in any game out to date.

However i do also suggest a 640mb

But if this is just to tide you over until christmas then go for it.
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i cant go much over the price of the 320 (i got my mom to agree to buy me it for good grades) and christmas is when the quad core and higher end card comes.
Do it then, get an EVGA so you can maybe Step-Up to a better card in the future.
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