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GTX or ultra?

Poll Results: which one?

 
  • 65% (44)
    GTX
  • 34% (23)
    ultra
67 Total Votes  
post #1 of 44
Thread Starter 
well i just got my check from when i was in a car wreck and its a really nice one, lol..so, which one should i go for?

not sure how to make a poll.. XD

edit-poll is up!
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post #2 of 44
Ultra.
    
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post #3 of 44
The Ultra is like an overclocked GTX. Get what your money can afford you with.
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post #4 of 44
GTX for sure. The ultra's have lots of overheating problems, not to mention they are EXACTLY the same as the GTX's just overclocked.

Go for a GTX and OC it to ultra speeds if you really want, though I don't think there is a reason to.
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post #5 of 44
Free money? spend it on Ultra!

DH
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post #6 of 44
Thread Starter 
ok, would my psu be enough to handle a GTX or should i get a new one?
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post #7 of 44
I'm an overclocker, so bring on the challenge, I'll take a GTX.
    
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post #8 of 44
I personally wouldn't trust a brand like coolmax. The 8800GTX uses substantially more power than your 7800GTX 512mb. How are your voltages as of now?
    
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post #9 of 44
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatal05 View Post
I personally wouldn't trust a brand like coolmax. The 8800GTX uses substantially more power than your 7800GTX 512mb. How are your voltages as of now?

im really not sure, im a noob, lol..

if this help nothing but my cpu is overclocked..
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post #10 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatal05 View Post
I personally wouldn't trust a brand like coolmax. The 8800GTX uses substantially more power than your 7800GTX 512mb. How are your voltages as of now?
Same. Get the GTX and use the saved money on a more reliable PSU.

Quote:
Originally Posted by unknownSCL View Post
im really not sure, im a noob, lol..

if this help nothing but my cpu is overclocked..
With that cooling, you can do more than 2.33GHz. How are the temps? You shouldn't be getting bad temps.
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