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heres the thing, ive got an issue at the moment and i dont know whether i fried my video card or motherboard. if i fried my motherboard so get another one. heres what im asking from the overclock team.

since im notvery good at matching up cards (meaning card vs card) i would like you to do so. my current card (fried/unfried) is a BFG 512mb7950 OC

now, if someone would be so kind as to list me some options of new graphics cards as to replace my 7950 if it is fried. please.. heres the catch, if its possible i want the video cards to be recomended in ordor of cost. this means, find teh best video card for my setup of that cost around 100$, then find the next best video card for my system around 200$, 300$,$400, and so on. Im not toooo picky........ but if you would be so kind as to make wise decisions. Im mainly using it for gaming, shooting for crysis and assassins creed compadable... and brand doesnt matter. If its ATI or NVIDIA i dont care. but i do care bout the manufacture, i dont wany no gay saphire or gay leadtech or crappy pny or sumthin like that... good manufactures... please. ill give you a pluss +++ if you could help me out here
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if you want crysis, get an eVGA 8800GTX.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072
its even on rebate.
no point in getting an OC version, you could do that yourself.

but for that list of yours:
>600: http://www.newegg.com/Store/Brand.as...1402&name=EVGA
>500: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072
>400: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130071
>300: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130082
>200: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130084
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for 100$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
For 200$ not sure...
For 300$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814136010
For 400$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125050
For 500$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127281
For 600$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130090

NOTE: there may be a better deal for a certain brand... I am just using these as examples. They were the cheaper designs of the cards
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would the 8800gts handle crysis?
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by Jaggar View Post
would the 8800gts handle crysis?
from what I have heard yes.

The minimum video card is a 6600gt so I don't see why not
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well ima see what i can get my hands on... i mean my income isnt to great right now and im gonna need a miracle to get a card that good but whatever... hey just a quick question, what resolution do you guys play your games on, cuz i play mine normally at 1280x1024
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ive read somewhere it runs fine (not full settings) on an x1900 so id guess that an 8800 would suffice.
    
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Originally Posted by Jaggar View Post
well ima see what i can get my hands on... i mean my income isnt to great right now and im gonna need a miracle to get a card that good but whatever... hey just a quick question, what resolution do you guys play your games on, cuz i play mine normally at 1280x1024
personally I play at 1280x1024 also
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i feel like an etxreme idiot though, i mean since November my video card was running like it was pci-ex1 and just now when i try to fix it i f**k it up my jacking the pci-e frequency to 150 and fry the thing,,,, it never even got to shot its full potential.
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Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
from what I have heard yes.

The minimum video card is a 6600gt so I don't see why not
guess i'll wait till it comes out to upgrade
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