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post #1 of 18
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Well its time for an upgrade:

My current dell vostro laptop with an 8600gt needs to go (is for sale- will go in my FS thread).

I am looking to spend no more than 1200, ebay, used from members here are acceptable as well as new.

Im looking for 8800+, and at least 1680x1080 screen, what ever size.

Any sugestions?
    
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dude here you go best bet http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218012519873

has a 9800gs second best card available for notebooks. And 4gb of ddr3 ram
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Type of Memory (RAM)
PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM

not ddr3 lol. how does the 9800gs compare to 8600?
    
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post #4 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by litho View Post
dude here you go best bet http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218012519873

has a 9800gs second best card available for notebooks. And 4gb of ddr3 ram
woot, thats the same laptop im prob gonna get, just gotta get paid soon! lol
post #5 of 18
oh lol
haha srry was thinking of the gateway with the 8800gts
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Type of Memory (RAM)
PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM

not ddr3 lol. how does the 9800gs compare to 8600?
a 9800gs in this case is a 9800gts down clocked
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post #7 of 18
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ok but i dont like the ddr2 667 so its a no-go lol
    
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post #8 of 18
why ? ddr2 800mhz is normal memory
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post #9 of 18
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its not ddr2 800, its ddr2 667 (pc2 5300)
    
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post #10 of 18
4GB's PC6400 $39.99 at NewEgg so that would not be a deal breaker for me. lol.

This GPU will crush/destroy 8600m. 8,000+ vs 4,000+/- on 8600m GT 3DMark06.
    
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