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post #1 of 36
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heejj peepz,

I live in the netherlands,

and i've ordered a "XFX 8600GT XXX edition (with zalman cooler)"
the cooler the zalman one is a stock on it =)

i've payed a low price on it. 62,90 euro.
ordered it from a site called "www.azerty.nl" someone recommended me it.

anywayz..

is this graphics card a fast one?

the system i ordered is a:

Intel Duo2 E2160 @1.8 Ghz. ( reason i chose this one is because i see everywhere that it is a very good overclock CPU )
OCZ 2048MB ram.
450W stock PSU.. (might change it later)
Mobo: ECS P35T-A v1.0
the mobo was cheap so i ordered that one

i ordered it with a X-gear case.

it costed me in total like ~280 euro.

is this a good gaming rig if i overclock the CPU to 2,8ghz+ ?

The CPU cooler is :: Zalman CNPS9500
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post #2 of 36
Well no...the 8600GT is not a fast card by any means, the cheaper 2600XT is actually faster then it. I would've spend enough to at least get a 3850 or 9600GT.

The ECS motherboard, unless it's a total crapper, should get your e2180 to at least 3Ghz.
post #3 of 36
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I just want to play some games T_T

like :

Call Of Duty 4.
Crysis on medium at least.
Gears of War
Perfect world "MMORPG"
and new game called "GRID" by codemasters
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaisukeJP View Post
I just want to play some games T_T

like :

Call Of Duty 4.
Crysis on medium at least.
Gears of War
Perfect world "MMORPG"
and new game called "GRID" by codemasters
Well it will play Call Of Duty 4 on medium, same with GoW.

Crysis it will play on low and I hear GRID takes alot of power to run nicely, so I don't think you'll be able to play it very well.
post #5 of 36
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aww that sux ..

anyway these are just parts i ordered to start with..
i might change them all later./

the system i am on right now is VERY WEAK.

its old and crappy.

AMD Duron 1.8Ghz
GeForce 7600GS AGP
1024Ram

it plays alot games but on low xD
so i decided to buy a new rig.
well i hope the one i've just ordered plays alot games better
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaisukeJP View Post
aww that sux ..

anyway these are just parts i ordered to start with..
i might change them all later./

the system i am on right now is VERY WEAK.

its old and crappy.

AMD Duron 1.8Ghz
GeForce 7600GS AGP
1024Ram

it plays alot games but on low xD
so i decided to buy a new rig.
well i hope the one i've just ordered plays alot games better
The new system that you got is not alot better then the old one. 7600GS is only a bit slower then 8600GT.
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post #7 of 36
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The new system that you got is not alot better then the old one. 7600GS is only a bit slower then 8600GT.


huh how come?

the 7600GS AGP version i have now.. has its both clocks at 400Mhz.

i've OC'd it to 435.. more it wont take.


and the 8600GT almost got 700/1600+

the xxx version has that
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaisukeJP View Post
huh how come?

the 7600GS AGP version i have now.. has its both clocks at 400Mhz.

i've OC'd it to 435.. more it wont take.


and the 8600GT almost got 700/1600+

the xxx version has that
Just because it's clocks are higher, doesn't mean it's faster.
post #9 of 36
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well its not just the clocks..

it has DX10 and PS4 etc to.. what the 7600gs doesnt have..

but i can play bioshock right now tho on some decent settings.
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post #10 of 36
the 8600GT runs pretty much like a 7900GT IMO. Better than a 7600GS for sure, still not that great. A 9600GT would have been loads better.

edit: DX10 is pointless on that card.
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