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i was just wondering if a 8800 would bottle neck my sig rig

thanks for all tyhe responses and all responces that are in a direct answer to my question will be +rep if u can some how please support your answer if possible but not needed ty
post #2 of 57
Yes you have the same CPU as me i think it would run great on your PC
 
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Yess indeed,but you can oc that cpu to @ least 2.8 o more.And maybe help a little bit.
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ok i have a reply of 1 to 1 please keep them comming i have the chance to get a 8800 at a decient price but if it is gonna bottleneck me im not gonna bother
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Which 8800 you want to get? the GTS 320Mb or the GTS640Mb or your getting the GTX?
 
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post #6 of 57
Get the 8800gtx and forget, the rest for the next year.
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post #7 of 57
The G80s bottleneck conroes.

With my SLI, I have to overclock above 2.66GHz to even get a speed increase.

Keep in mind, 2.66 Conroe speed is much faster than 2.66 on your processor.

Your bottleneck will be huge. Your current card says "---" if you are using onboard get the 8800, cause it will still be much better than any 6/7 series card even on your processor, but your scores are not going to be near as high as most people score on the 8 series.
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post #8 of 57
If you can get the GTX its worth it,Or you can wait until the 9800 comes out like in November or 2008.Its your call.
 
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post #9 of 57
I have seen plenty of people with A64 X2's that have 8800's or 2900's. All of them are very happy with there rigs too(well a lot of them are anyway). I'd go for it. A 8800 with a 4200 is far better then..say a 7800GT and a Q6600.

For right now...I'd get the 8800...you can always upgrade your CPU later on. Plus if I didn't already have a nice C2D CPU I would be waiting to see what AMD can produce.
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post #10 of 57
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i believe i can get a 8800 gts for 327$ plus the manufactures mail in rebate (cdn) i believe its the BFG series and was gonna get a 16* sli board in the future to sli 2 of them im just worried that it will bottle neck my computer making it in mho pointless of getting
i just sold my 7600gt for 125 cdn
not sli-ing till the future
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