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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134037

1: is this a good deal ? it's gonna be $180 for me with tax and everything..

2: why are some of the others way more expensive than this one if they are using the same chips and the same size of memory ??

3: same 8800gts, same 512mb, same g92...why some others' core/ram speed is higher ? does it really matter ?

4: I've been told (by a computer majored friend of mine) that the 8800GT is actually using a better chip than the 8800 gts. is that true ? or he was just referring to the ones that doesnt have the g92 chip.

thank you !!
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post #2 of 12
Juts buy that one and overclock it to the more expensive speed. It looks like a reference board so everything should be the same.

ps, you do have a PCI-e mobo, right?
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2. It mostly depends on theirs warranties. Some have Lifetime while some only have 1-2 years.

3. Its the overclocked editions of the card. Don bother buying them. Just buy the regular and overclock it yourself.
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never really heard of that brand. I would stick with more well-known brands like XFX or EVGA, just for the piece of mind, and service and support.
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I personally wouldn't buy it for your sig rig. If your board even supports PCIe, that card would be bottlenecked SOOO badly by your CPU and memory it wouldn't even be worth it.

If its for a different machine, then yes that's a great card.
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I personally wouldn't buy it for your sig rig. If your board even supports PCIe, that card would be bottlenecked SOOO badly by your CPU and memory it wouldn't even be worth it.

If its for a different machine, then yes that's a great card.
that was my old rig ^_^ ...the new one is updated !!
    
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lol. u bought teh Q6600 and ecs combo from fry's electronic? and uh.. i dont think raydeon's an overclocker guys.. and btw that mobo is locked o.o.. it comes with the Q6600.. for 180$ at fry's today..
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That CPU+mobo combo sounds like a pretty good deal to me, if you don't plan to overclock.

Look into the MSI 8800 GTS (G92) like the one in my sig. It's pre-overclocked and runs at about $180 including rebate + shipping and tax, and comes with The Witcher.
 
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That CPU+mobo combo sounds like a pretty good deal to me, if you don't plan to overclock.

Look into the MSI 8800 GTS (G92) like the one in my sig. It's pre-overclocked and runs at about $180 including rebate + shipping and tax, and comes with The Witcher.
yeap. i was gonna go buy that combo today.. it was a choice of watercooling gear for my Q6700 or a Q6600... :[ i stick with the watercooling gear.. took my a whole 4 hours to install
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That CPU+mobo combo sounds like a pretty good deal to me, if you don't plan to overclock.

Look into the MSI 8800 GTS (G92) like the one in my sig. It's pre-overclocked and runs at about $180 including rebate + shipping and tax, and comes with The Witcher.
where did you get that deal bro ? an extra Witcher would be a plus
    
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