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I like playing some games like halo 1, 2, gta vice city. I would like to play bioshock... maybe crysis haha..that kind of things. call of duty 4. Right now i have a 512mb 8600gt VERTO that runs pretty good..but it can't handle anything like bioshock. I have a budget of 200-250 dollars. And a SMALL case haha. Help would be nice. Thanks. Also i have a GIANT 24 inch monitor.
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post #2 of 14
8800GT

OORRR

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...8&email=041508

270 with MIR 8800GTX
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post #3 of 14
8800GT. You will play Crysis fine with that
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post #4 of 14
8800gts 512mb
post #5 of 14
Have any of you guys noticed that we have no clue what his PSU is, and we're all recommending power hungry cards?

What's the wattage of your PSU?
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post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by FieryCoD View Post
8800GT. You will play Crysis fine with that
I beg to differ. A single GT will not play Crysis well. Though it would hinge on what "well" is
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post #7 of 14
well the exact model of the PSU wud be better than just the wattage....it could be 500W but still be a generic peice of crap.
    
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post #8 of 14
i meant wattage and 12v amps...sorry

That'll give us a decent idea on what the upgrade paths can be...
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post #9 of 14
3870 rocks
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2x Samsung 850 EVO 500gb, 840 EVO 250gb, 840 Pr... 1 TB something.. Asus CD/DVD Drive Custom Water Loop cooling CPU and GPU 
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Asus 24" VG248QE 144hz, Asus 24" VE247H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate XFX Pro Black 850w PSU Phanteks Enthoo Primo Black/Red 
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Razer DeathAdder Turtle Beach PX21 headset 
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post #10 of 14
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No clue, it's just a cheap compaq computer which i have upgraded alot.
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360 GB internal+250g external Lightscribe Vista 32 bit 24 inch + 19 inch westinghouse's 
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360 GB internal+250g external Lightscribe Vista 32 bit 24 inch + 19 inch westinghouse's 
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Razer Lycosa 500w Antec Rocketfish Logitech Mx revolution 
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