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So i want a gtx 260, would i see the diffrence between this and a 8800gt? and would i need a new psu?
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Methinks your PSU can handle it.

As for the difference, yes. But also make sure you spring for the 260 Core 216's. They're the ones to get.
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There would be a significant difference!

Your PSU should be fine!
 
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I would say it depends on what games you play. At that resolution, most games are perfectly fine (except Crysis and a few others). Some games won't see noticeable improvement just because your 8800 GT is already fine...and you're not going to visibly see improvement going from 50-60fps to 100+.

But for the future--and if you do play some of those graphics-intensive games--the 260 would be a good buy. Newegg is having a great deal on the 260 (192 version, though) right now.
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Your going to see a bottleneck with that processor.

Its overkill at that resolution anyways really. Work on the Proc and monitor first then you should be able to see a good difference.
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