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Would that be a good idea? you have me thinking now...
Oh, I'm sorry. I hate it when people make me think.
post #32 of 41
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Well ill put vista on when i get the card (if ever seems to be taking longer than usual ordered on saturday @ 5pm gtm and still havent done anything)and ill check it out im just glad im safe with my oc thats all. Plus i only got a 250gb and 150gb for backup/download purposes so dual boot would be a bit tight for me but it doesnt take me that long to put xp/vista on so im not too worried
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Well ill put vista on when i get the card (if ever seems to be taking longer than usual ordered on saturday @ 5pm gtm and still havent done anything)and ill check it out im just glad im safe with my oc thats all. Plus i only got a 250gb and 150gb for backup/download purposes so dual boot would be a bit tight for me but it doesnt take me that long to put xp/vista on so im not too worried
Who did you order it from?
post #34 of 41
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Microstorm they havent got the best of reputation over here tbh have sent two emails out to them and not response yet also phoned them today and no luck but that was at peak time (5pm gmt) so will try tommorow morning but tbh its not looking good but have found cheaper elsewhere so might get my money back and go elsewhere, Being as it is so cheap (i think @ £160 with shipping)so ill try and stick with it.
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post #35 of 41
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Speak of the devil they actually rang back about 5 mins ago and they said sorry and blah blah blah and they said it was out of stock but heres the good bit they said they would send the bfg gts instead free of charge and ship it out tonight but i dont know when id get it i presume tommorow but i am not really too bothered. So all in all they havent been a bad experience but appraoch with caution, but like they say good things come to those who wait
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post #36 of 41
nice, you'll be pleased with your 8800.
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Cheers . One question how do you find gaming on vista with 2gb ram?(have the same ram i think) As i want DX10 to game with
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post #38 of 41
its excellent, i can max most games (crysis remains mostly maxed though).

until sp1 it took around 2 minuets for cod4 to compleatly close, it seems to have been fixed in sp1 though,

dx10 looks good, went back to playing ''regular'' games after crysis, its not quite the same
post #39 of 41
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Ok thanks very much ill update as soon as i put vista on then
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post #40 of 41
400Mhz FSB X 8x Multiplier. The way that an E6600 was meant to run. Syncs up with your DDR2 800 ram @ 1:1 and life is good.

My chip thrives here. 28 degrees C idle, 53 degrees C load @ 1.3625 Volts.
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