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post #11 of 37
Yes two 640Mb would be just amazing as the ultra but a little better.
 
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Uhh why not just a GTX and OC it?
    
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post #13 of 37
IMO drop the GPU to a 8800GTX and up the CPU to a q6600 G0 stepping.

If you're enthuiastic enough to get an Ultra then you're probably enthuiastic enough to upgrade before the time comes when a Ultra will be able to play games the GTX won't.
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I'd say save your money, go with a GTX like the dude above said, and just OC it.
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post #15 of 37
Two 8800GTS might be slightly better but with the Ultra you can always upgrade later on.
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post #16 of 37
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I don't see the need for a quad-core, and two gts/640's are more expensive than the Ultra, and down the road I will be able to pick up another ultra for cheaper and SLi them.

I agree with dan that buying the highest end 8 series card now for almost 700$ would be wasteful as in a few months (??? anybody konw for sure) the next gen cards will be out and the top-of-the-line model will probably retail for around there anyways.

i might just hold off and keep my 7800 for another few months, but I need a new board/proc/memory cause my 3700 is seriously lacking, even at 2.8ghz.
post #17 of 37
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i might just hold off and keep my 7800 for another few months, but I need a new board/proc/memory cause my 3700 is seriously lacking, even at 2.8ghz.
k then do this if ur planning on changing ur cpu n mb...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131146

then 2 of these..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103866

so still considered a "quad core" but with a bigger fsb, so a ****load faster and cheaper, a lil < $1000 and would slap up any intel quads (yes, even the 3000 and up ones.) so just whoring AMD out cuz i find it stupid people spending 1500 and up on the Intels when theres better technology out there. intels always been a rip off plus they got pwned ever since AMD made DDR2.

edit:
as for video card, i myself plan on getting a 8800gts 640mb soon, then later if i feel like it, get another for sli, so in total sli 8800gts 640s would cost like 780, while a single ultra costs around that much anyways and would perform about the same or better. because come on, truthfully you think they gonna be making games that make these cards look like ****? just a single 8800gts 320mb is more than enough for F.E.A.R. in highest settings. and by the time they get crazy with the graphics that these cards would be performing 15fps on medium settings, we would prob be gettin dx11 or higher cards by that time. at least thats IMO. i would get a single 8800gts 640mb, spend money on more ram or something else you would notice more, and later just get another for sli if u really need it. thats what im doing at least.
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post #18 of 37
An ultra is a waste of $$ IMO...
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post #19 of 37
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and down the road I will be able to pick up another ultra for cheaper and SLi them.
The Ultra will be cheaper, but ask yourself if it will make sense. If you had an 7800gtx right now, would you purchase another for SLI? Unless you plan on jumping to SLI right away, it just never seems to makes sense.
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post #20 of 37
Mostly i think that the 8800GTX is more than enough.The ultra cost to much and you can OC the 8800GTX .One 8800GTX is just enough.


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