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Well i have a BFG 8800gts 320mb. And i Really want to upgrade i dont know why but i have the money and i really want this computer to stick out from my friends.

I was thinking maybe a 3870? Or maybe a (g92)8800gts 512mb?

Or is it even worth me upgrading?
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first off, i am in the same boat almost....
secondly.... it will help people by telling them how much you can spend... so they will tell you if its worth upgrading for what you wanna spend.... or how worth it it is... etc... and what cards to look into.

if you dunno why you wanna upgrade...... you just want it to stand out..... my opinion... if you don't feel you NEED more graphical power, save your money. You'll break your wallet playing the "have a better computer than my friends" game.
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Well i have a BFG 8800gts 320mb. And i Really want to upgrade i dont know why but i have the money and i really want this computer to stick out from my friends.

I was thinking maybe a 3870? Or maybe a (g92)8800gts 512mb?

Or is it even worth me upgrading?
It's worth the upgrade for sure. Go for the G92 GTS if you can and just OC it to 9800GTX speeds
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i second the g92 gts....even without an oc the card is a beast and oc'ing it only makes it better
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well it is like me and all my friends are all a counterstrike team and are also really good friends and all love computers.

And we all have A Blood Iron, q6600, and a 8800 XX

I really feel the need to have more FPS. In up to date games and since i am trying to get my small business going here in Arizona with computers i figure i need to have up to date parts otherwise who would buy computers from me if i have AGP and DDR1 with a p4?

I want to say i can spend up to $300, and i am not a huge fan of Overclocking my video card it jsut scares me so i am looking to do a mild OC. on My video card so take that into consideration
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Here's a few cards for under $300

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072 (GTX is still a very good card and this is under $300 after rebate)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143119
(Cheapest 8800GTS with lifetime warranty)
(Also factory overclocked)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134037
(Cheapest 8800GTS)
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