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i'm gonna go single card for a while,so i wanna get a 8800GT 512MB!
which brand is better?
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I would get either an xfx card or EVGA because of there lifetime warrenty.
I love my xfx card.
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EVGA and XFX are good brands. Id say get an EVGA because it has step up program and lifetime warranty,XFX has double lifetime warranty but whats the use.
 
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what about the MSI?
it's the cheapest 8800gt here,besides i don't live in the US so i don't know if the lifetime warranty applies here.
EDIT: i stand corrected,it's not the cheapest.
EDIT: strangely the EVGA one is not for sale so i guess all i have is the XFX one.
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
EVGA and XFX are good brands. Id say get an EVGA because it has step up program and lifetime warranty,XFX has double lifetime warranty but whats the use.
Don't forget, BFG also offers the step-up thing now.

I say go for an XFX 8800 GT since they offer the sexy black pcb.
post #6 of 14
Sexy black PCB may be one thing, but you may be one of the people (like me) that recieved a Rev.3 card that has the fanspeeds stuck at 100%... So unless you have alternative cooling methods ready, or can stand fan whine.. This might not be the best idea for ye.

It is a cracking card though. Got an Accelero S1 on mine, does wonders.
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and isn't xfx's rev 3 fan the small one that doesn't even span the length of the card?

I would get BFG, XFX, or EVGA in no particular order for their lifetime warranty, although they really are all the same.
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Zotac!!! I have two and i love them. They have a nice set of orange led's in the fan and decent clocks too.
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It works for me.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130336

OCed to 720Mhz Easy...
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Originally Posted by wigseryc View Post
Sexy black PCB may be one thing, but you may be one of the people (like me) that recieved a Rev.3 card that has the fanspeeds stuck at 100%... So unless you have alternative cooling methods ready, or can stand fan whine.. This might not be the best idea for ye.

It is a cracking card though. Got an Accelero S1 on mine, does wonders.
i like having all the fans in my rig at full speed,noise doesn't bother me,it's even better if the fans are stuck at 100%.
oh,also i <3 black.
THANKS GUYS! i'm gettin' the XFX.
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