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Cool! So is the 8800GS still a good card? This IS my first pci-e card & it's BRAND NEW. Should I experience pci-e with this card or sell it new & unopened & get an 8800GT or better? (JUST upgraded from agp )
Its a pretty good card it can play most games maxed. Its like 10% slower then a 8800GT 512mb. If it was me i would be so happy that i got a card 3x faster then the one i sent in lol and yes I would keep it
    
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Keep the 8800GS, its around 13% slower than a 8800GT but you can OC it
I have the same cards, but just renamed.
With one, i was able to max out most games on vista
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Id keep it its a good card you will be happy with it alot better then the 7900gs.
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post #24 of 26
keep and enjoy it dude,it's a great card.
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Wow. 3x faster than an agp 7900GS, but only 13% slower than an 8800GT, for free. That's awesome. I'll keep it! Thanks everyone!!

Now since I JUST started learning about what supports pci-e, I would REALLY like run DDR2 1066 ram in my new pci-e build, ONLY because I was currently using PC1066 RDRAM with my current single P4 3.06Ghz CPU. I'd also like to double my CPU speed to an Intel 3Ghz dual-core or even a quad-core . (I think I'll just handle a dual-core for now.) Would DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) support this? What would the FSB be?

THANKS!!!
    
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A nice upgrade for you would be:
E8400, P35 based motherboard(Asus p5k, Gigabyte P35-DS3R), 4Gigs o' PC2 8500 RAM.
The faster the memory, the better
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