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post #11 of 25
What is the brand/specs of your power supply?

Do you intend to upgrade it if necessary?
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post #12 of 25
Thread Starter 
On it Corry, similar to yours - well almost LOL

Edit:

Here you go with spec's guys, yes if I need to upgrade my PSU, I'll do it at the same time, guy at work builds PC's, we use MSY for our parts as they are a five minute walk from the office.
Edited by NormanD - 7/8/08 at 9:57pm
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post #13 of 25
Ok now that we know your CPU most cards over the 8600 will be bottlenecked by that CPU. My 8800GT's are severly Bottlenecked by my CPU thats the reason for the suckish 8900 3DMark06 score even at 3.25 GHz!
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post #14 of 25
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OK then,

looks like I'll need to upgrade my CPU also, don't mind going to 6400+ Black Edition
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post #15 of 25
A good 600w power supply will handle a pair of 8800gt in sli.

I ran my set with a seasonic S12 600w without issues.
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post #16 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorryBasler View Post
Any thing higher than a 8800GT will play those games at 1680x1050. Like a GTS,GTX,ULTRA() or a 4850/4870

EDIT: Forgot to say 9600GT, 9800GTX, 9800 GX2, or even better the GTX260 and GTX280!
Okay so the 9600GT will max out and a 8800GT won't.

SLI 8800GT FTW. Great price to performance combo since you already own an SLI board.
    
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post #17 of 25
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OK Guys,

Here's some pricing from MSY - these are Ozzie Dollars.

GTX 260 $429
8800GT's $212 each
9800GTX $323
9800GX2 $626
9600Gt's $160 each

6400+ CPU $166

Seasonic S12 650w PSU #170

Topower 900w PSU $203
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post #18 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
Okay so the 9600GT will max out and a 8800GT won't.

SLI 8800GT FTW. Great price to performance combo since you already own an SLI board.
NO the 8800GT will just word it wrong then 8800GT and newer!
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post #19 of 25
Until you upgrade your processor, I don't suggest getting anything higher than a 4850. Im sitting on a BE-2350 at 3.2ghz right now and I know for a fact that its bottlenecking it, my fps numbers aren't nearly as high as the review's numbers are, because they usually use a Q6600 @ 3.6 or something close to that.
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post #20 of 25
Given your pricing listed, a 900w topower is overkill

8800GT is faster than 9600gt and is worth the difference

the seasonic 650w is an excellent power supply
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