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hi guys, i have been paid today so thought id treat myself, originaly i was going to get a ati 3870, simply because ive always had ati and know that the 3870 is a good card, but found a, point of view 512mb 8800gt for £125 so i couldnt resist!!! hopefully nvidia wont dissapoint!, so as iam new to nvidia sort of, any problems i should be cautious of? ie, heat, drivers, also whats the best overclock utilty? becasue i hear these cards are good overclokers, any advice would be wicked!! cheers!
    
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The GT is an AMAZING card and as long as you don't have one of the very first ones, it should run pretty cool with the stock cooler. You will love it.
    
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The GT is a good card. I used to have one. You will be pleased.
post #4 of 21
Best overclocking utility=RivaTuner.

And yeah, 8800GT is an amazing card!
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welcome to the green side(?) lol
you will love that card
    
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i paid extra for tommorow mornig delivery, no lay in for me but new card
ps doees anyone know if this card can do both HDR and anti-alising?? because my ati x1950 can only do one or the other and i want both!!!.. ( so oblivion will look even better) !
    
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Originally Posted by jamiecarter View Post
i paid extra for tommorow mornig delivery, no lay in for me but new card
ps doees anyone know if this card can do both HDR and anti-alising?? because my ati x1950 can only do one or the other and i want both!!!.. ( so oblivion will look even better) !
Yep, the 8800GT can do both at the same time .
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oblivon wont recongnize it but in the nvidia control panel you can force AA and enable HDR in oblivon
    
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ahh wicked cant wait for this!!! hey i might even buy another one next month!!! but i may need a better psu.... which wont be fun installing....
    
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Congrats on your purchase, don't forget to post here: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/2945...ml#post3399821
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