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It is now 2:22 AM on June 25 and I am going to bed. I will sum up the issues I dealt with tonight for the morning crowd. I am running the drivers from the disc that came with the card. It is driver 177.26. NOTHING else will work. 177.35 and 177.39 both give me errors when I try to use graphics programs. I can use Windows at my 1920x1200 resolution, but when I try to run Vantage it comes up telling me my graphics card does not support DX10, and when I try to run Crysis it comes up with an error and will not load telling me my video card is not supported. I have cleaned my drivers and reinstalled numerous times using the DC Driver cleaner software and the only thing that will work is the drivers from the disc. Real time game play in Crysis on HIGH looks amazing and that is why I wanted this card. It is much more playable than my 8800GTS 512MB (G92) no matter what the benchmarks say and it looks better as well.

Here is a GPUZ/HWMon/CPUZ shot


*EDIT* Crysis Benchmark High/DX10/64 Bit/1900x1200/No AA 32FPS Average


High/DX10/64 Bit/1280x1024/No AA 46.625 FPS Average




*EDIT* 3dMark Vantage Performance setting benchmark overall score: P9713
http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dmv=192285

3dMark Vantage Extreme Preset
. I am kind of disappointed with this one. X3962. My 8800GTS 512MB overclocked got 2629.


I went into Best Buy today and I was snooping around. They had a BFG GTX 260 OC edition on their shelf for $449. I bought it.


Edited by Greg121986 - 6/28/08 at 12:59pm
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sweet can you bench company of heroes please
    
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Pics or it diddent happen
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where in Michigan? I would like to seen some benches too.
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Nice find!!!!!!!!!!Lets see them benchmarks
    
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I went into Best Buy today and I was snooping around. They had a BFG GTX 260 OC edition on their shelf for $449. I bought it. Pics in a few minutes, benchies tonight.
For future reference, don't post the thread until you have pics and benches ready, the people on this forum will tear you apart otherwise.
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For future reference, don't post the thread until you have pics and benches ready, the people on this forum will tear you apart otherwise.
I wanted to cause a little controversy. hehe
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What the hell kind of BestBuy do you have? Both my local BestBuys still only have 8500gts! Nice find!
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What the hell kind of BestBuy do you have? Both my local BestBuys still only have 8500gts! Nice find!
lol mying sell 8600GT's for $150 and ATi 2400 PRO's for $209

nice pics BTW
    
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i thought that wasn't coming out for a while?
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