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here is the link


please give ur opinions cuz this attracts me so much so i wanna get this


EDIT** oops forgot the link

here it is : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150267
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post #2 of 13
That looks good indeed.. The best? possibly.. hard to say

A nice alternative is this eVGA:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130337

I'd call at least a tie between the two, and there is always that bit of luck with your individual card.

If you want to save some money, this MSI card looks pretty darn nice, and I tend to believe it won't give up much in terms of speed compared to the more expensive ones listed. (I mean.. sub-$200 after rebates...!)
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i think im right in saying that you get two games with that one with the card and that promo cod4?
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xfx are the best makers, along with BFg the only difference between the two is the XFX versions overclock far better
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You also get the, "I'M GAMING - DO NOT DISTURB", door hanger with that card. Probably at least a $1.29 value!
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Originally Posted by noodle View Post
xfx are the best makers, along with BFg the only difference between the two is the XFX versions overclock far better
XFX also provides "double-lifetime" warranty, which means that the card is still warranted for life if you sell it. Evga warrants their cards as long as there's no physical damage to the card. BFG, on the other hand, requires that you register the card within 30 days, or all lifetime bets are off. They have been known to "double warrant" their cards, but it's not their official policy.
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post #7 of 13
i would go for the MSI 8800 GTS, i don't know how is their warrenty or what so ever. but if you're planning to overclock the cards, the msi 8800 GTS will do good. If you're planning to play under stock speed, go for the EVGA one, so if you think the graphic card is too slow for you, you can step up the card for a better one by paying extra,
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post #8 of 13
EVGA you also have to register for lifetime warranty. but EVGA is well known for GREAT support while I know people who have had issues with BFG for support. No idea of XFS. In the end all are good cards, hard to put one over another, I have 2 8800 GTS G92 cards and love them, one came with crysis for a free game.
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post #9 of 13
What's not to like?


Double Lifetime Warranty

2 Great Games

Overclocks well

Card looks awesome!

Cool doorknob sign


XFX makes great video cards, I have 3 now. A 7900GT, 7950GX2, and a 8800GTS (Yep, this very card). Their warranty and performance keep me buying XFX products.
post #10 of 13
The specs look all the same, so I guess it's basically down to which brand you like best, XFX, EVGA, or MSI.
I would go with the MSI simply because it's cheaper, but EVGA and XFX have been known to be good and reliable while I don't really know much about MSI.
    
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