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XFX 8800GT XXX 256MB & XFX 9600GT 512MB w/CoD4?

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Was looking at upgrading to a 8800GT, but...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=14-150-289

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=P450-8836

The entire reason in getting a new card was for playing Call of Duty 4 (which I still need to purchase).

What do you guys think?
post #2 of 13
I'd go for it. That card can easily play the game it comes with.
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At that price i would go with the 9600GT, the improvement from the 8800GT isnt that noticeable and the 9600GT scales better in SLI
    
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Those 2 cards are very loud. The fans stay at 100% and cant be adjusted. If you dont mind the noise go for it.
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post #6 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlells01 View Post
256mb 8800gt's
They're slower then the 9600gt, the low memory holds them back. Stay away.
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post #7 of 13
Get the 2nd Rev of the 8800GT which are not loud.
 
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Those 2 cards are very loud. The fans stay at 100% and cant be adjusted. If you dont mind the noise go for it.
Not true.
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The card youve got will probably play COD4 at 50 + fps.

COD4 isnt much of an intensive game.
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