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post #21 of 25
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Found XFX8800GT XXX edition for $285 ozzie dollars at another place up the road.
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post #22 of 25
I Upgraded from a 7600GT to HD4850 and even though my CPU is single core i see like 5 times the FPS in most games. 8800GT is good but its kind of old now and if you want to go SLI that's a different story but if you want to go single GPU i would get HD4850.
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post #23 of 25
Would GT's in SLI run Crysis at decent settings at this resolution?
    
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post #24 of 25
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Originally Posted by NormanD View Post
Found XFX8800GT XXX edition for $285 ozzie dollars at another place up the road.
just get a single 4850 and you'll see a big difference vs your 7600GT SLI and will run those games you listed with no problems
    
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post #25 of 25
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Thanks very much for all the help guys,

I'm gonna wait a couple of months, get my tax return and go for:

XFX GTX260
Phenom CPU
800 Watt PSU

I can then upgrade to a DDR3 mobo next year and use these components to start off with.

Thanks again
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Phenom 9950 Black Edition Gigabyte MA78GM S2H ASUS GTX260 @ 650/1400/2300 4GB Corsair Dominator 1066mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 80GB IDE, 750GB SATA, 120GB external LG DL DVD Vista 32bit 20inch Viewsonic 
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