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ok a bought another xfx 8800gt for my system and promptly returned it when I found out it looked completely differnt from my current 8800gt, xfx have made the heatsink smaller aswell as the black pcb. I exspected the pcb to be black in the newer models but the smaller heatsink just put me right off, I know it was a shalow decision but im very fussy about how the inside of my rig looks.
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I had the exact same thing happen to me, wasn't from scan by any chance was it? they changed part codes but not internal codes, very strange, I ended up sticking with mine though, im gonna use aftermarket coolers anyway.
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I had the exact same thing happen to me, wasn't from scan by any chance was it? they changed part codes but not internal codes, very strange, I ended up sticking with mine though, im gonna use aftermarket coolers anyway.
nope was from novatech, was thinking of just sticking aftermarket coolers on them but then thought nah ill just wait till my next major update, the 8800gt is doing fine atm and playing all my games great
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Yeah to be honest, the only game that it has made a 'real world' noticeable difference on is that i can now run crysis all high at 1680 X 1050 at playable framrates, virtually everything else ran at full res and full graphics anyway. You have to be playing at 22" monitor and above resolutions to actually reap the benefits. Better off hanging on for either a reasonable priced 9800gx2 or just a 9800gtx.
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