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I think your cpu is fine for most games cept Crysis.
Hah, like that's an accurate game to measure my abilities.

So, 9600, eh? Just because it's slower? I'm planning on upgrading it eventually, (soonish), whether it's to SLI or to the 9800 I don't know.
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8800gt... the 9600gt performs about on par w/ the 3870. and AFAIK it's scaling capabilities are not much better than a 8800gt's.
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8800GT no question...just a more powerful card.
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Alright, thanks very much. I'll probably shell out the additional 20 bucks and just get an 8800gt.

Thanks for the help.

Now I just need to upgrade my processor. And that's an entire other beast...
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127329 is what I'm lookin' at. What do you guys think?
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How about this, I have 2 (il sell one to you)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134035
(has the faster shaders)
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Personally, I'd get the EVGA or XFX cards, but if they cost too much, that MSI card is not a bad choice.
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How about this, I have 2 (il sell one to you)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134035
(has the faster shaders)
(back, sorry, went to dinner)

Ah, but doesn't the cooler on that thing block any SLI?
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post #20 of 35
nope you just slide the sli bridge between the fins (just on 1 card) And the cooling is WAY better than the other GTs.
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