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gday
just wondering, if i got my hands on an ASUS 8800GTX and/or the ULTRA version, how much of a bottleneck would i get from each card individually with my current setup?
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I depends on the game mostly.

Personally I do not believe it would be too bad (not totally sure)

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post #3 of 8
2900 ain't doing it??

There will be barely any..
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post #4 of 8
If you encounter any bottlenecks, simply raise your display resolution and settings if possible, to increase the strain on the graphics card. To be honest, I don't see why you're asking this as you're better off sticking with your current X2900XT. You would see an increase in perfromance by switching to the 8800GTX/Ultra but it wouldn't be worth the cost.
post #5 of 8
That's a damn quick CPU you have there, bottlenecks really only exist on SLI to be honest. You'll be fine.
 
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post #6 of 8
I agree.

Isn't that a 'killa card already?

Why upgrade......
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sweet, thanks guys.
tbh the 2900xt is the best piece of hardware i have ever purchased.
Ive recently see that theres a 1gb 2900 version out, but its not available in Aus so i was a bit bummed when i read that.
Anyway i was only curious, im still an ATI fanboy =p
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post #8 of 8
Speaking of bottle necks. I just dropped in a second 8800 GTX and my 3D mark 06 went up just 2000 points but I don't notice a significant improved performance in my games. Are my other components bottlenecking my SLI setup?
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