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Thanks for the info mate. I too can run STALKER and FEAR etc on max and its very sweet , but i'm just worried about upcoming games such as Crysis etc. And was wondering if the change from FX60 and DDR to E6850 and DDR2 would be enough to keep me at mid to high settings?

Thanks for all your quick responses.
C2D will definitely hold you over until Christmas, then get a 9800GTX
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don't buy into the marketing hype if you buy Crysis and can't play it at the settings you like, then consider a video upgrade. seems silly to get rid of such a powerful setup because you think you might need to upgrade in a few months.
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C2D will definitely hold you over until Christmas, then get a 9800GTX
Thats what i wanted to hear

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don't buy into the marketing hype if you buy Crysis and can't play it at the settings you like, then consider a video upgrade. seems silly to get rid of such a powerful setup because you think you might need to upgrade in a few months.
Sound advice too. Its just that I have been holding off upgrading for so long, I'm starting to get very tempted...
mmmm SLI 8800Ultras

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I would sit on them. What EXACTLY, are you having trouble running, and at what resolution?

Yeah, I thought so.
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I wouldn't expect an SLI'd 7800gtx having trouble running anything. Keep 'em. they are 300-400 less than your 2nd option =o).
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yes, that is enough
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http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=707&chart=275
well here is the answer for the sli versus single card, looks to me like a pretty good increase.
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While the 8800GTS 320MB if faster I would definately keep your 7800GTX. I have an 7900GTX and it is plenty. I would wait and pick up a 9900GTX or Ultra. The difference will be much bigger, and you'll have more money by then. The minimum requirements for Crysis is that you must have a 7900GT or better. And, your 7800GTX SLi is definately better than a single 7900GT.

Robliar: Do you know anybody selling a 7900GTX?

NiNja
pm clockthis he might have one.
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post #19 of 21
I don't think those cards will have a problem playing Crysis at 1280x1024 at high settings. Honestly I would invest in a larger and higher resolution monitor if I were you.
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post #20 of 21
When I first went from a single 7950GX2 to a single 8800GTS 640MB, I idnd't notice any real performance increase when running games. At least not at 1280x1024 resolution.
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