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lol yeah i know.

but im not joking about the RAM deals. lol. when ever i see a good deal i jump on it. even if i dont' need it now. i will probably need it in the future. lol
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
LOL. He was joking. 4GB of ram is plenty for the next 4 years easily. Most people don't have 4GB of ram yet because its a bit early to even have 4GB of ram for gaming, unless in vista. 4GB still isn't mainstream, it will be a long long time before we even need 8GB or 6GB of ram. With the exception of video editing.
"640K of memory should be enough for anybody."

-Bill Gates (I know he didn't say it but for the sake of argument I'm going to attribute it to him anyway)
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hahah i had a 9800xt and an athlon xp 2800 with 1g of crap ram and i could run oblivion on high and some ultra at 1280 x 1024 and my system now i run it maxed at 1680 1050 with no mods but it runs nice and smooth.
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omg i found a deal for 8800gts for liek 230. i am so tempted to buy it!
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"640K of memory should be enough for anybody."

-Bill Gates (I know he didn't say it but for the sake of argument I'm going to attribute it to him anyway)
You got it on with emma watson yet? Keep me posted!
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post #27 of 31
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lol. good call.

you have a 8800gtx sli setup- nice.

but according to toms hardware. a 8800gtx cannot play obvilion with ease.
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=775&chart=298

31.4 fps
Thats one card at stock clocks. For the performance that it gets, Oblivion is a fairly ugly game, however, a single 8800GTX or 2900XT will be able to play it maxed out at almost any resolution.
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post #28 of 31
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You got it on with emma watson yet? Keep me posted!
Yah man, next year I'm going to England and I will totally send her a letter asking for a date.
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post #29 of 31
BTW running oblivion at a differant resolution then the desktop greatly degrades performance for some reason. When I tested it, with desktop at 1600x1200, the game acually got HIGHER FPS at 1600x1200 then it did at 800x600. This can lead to some increadibly misleading test results for oblivion.
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post #30 of 31
lol uh yeah bro sli gtxs are way more than enough for oblivion. what made him say that in the first place?
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