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ROFL.

Dude, I take it you like ASRock
just doing my Jack Black sarcasim joke...
it does A job...
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If I was you I would wait 2 weeks for the 4000 series from ATI to be released. The 3850 will cost less than a 8800gts 512mb and perform better. Just get something dirt cheep to give you a display out for the time being and wait 2 weeks to play games.
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Just bought my 3rd Visiontek 3870 for my sig rig. They run great....
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I'd say go for the 8800 this time around.

I have the MSI 8800 GTS 512. You can see how far I've been able to push it in my sig. Really great card and for a great value with stock OCs. I also love the cooling on the MSI because the dual slot cooler pushes air out the back of your case.

I'll get some measurements of it if you need, if you can wait until I get home late tonite. It's pretty beefy.
 
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I'd say go for the 8800 this time around.

I have the MSI 8800 GTS 512. You can see how far I've been able to push it in my sig. Really great card and for a great value with stock OCs. I also love the cooling on the MSI because the dual slot cooler pushes air out the back of your case.

I'll get some measurements of it if you need, if you can wait until I get home late tonite. It's pretty beefy.
sounds good!
not buying anything until i 100% sure!
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post #26 of 29
Get the BFG 8800GTS 512

Its one heck of a card mate

You will NOT be dissapointed at all

    
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post #27 of 29
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If I was you I would wait 2 weeks for the 4000 series from ATI to be released. The 3850 will cost less than a 8800gts 512mb and perform better. Just get something dirt cheep to give you a display out for the time being and wait 2 weeks to play games.
I assume you meant the 4850 because a 3850 is nowhere near an 8800GTS
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post #28 of 29
I've read that they both perform about the same, and it depends on what type of board you're running it on. If you run an ATI GPU on an AMD board you may get better performance. This is just what I've read though.
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Edited by Valllldondo - 6/6/08 at 2:31am
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