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i never said it was inadequate. merely aging. yeah i have an 8800gtx, i upgraded as it didnt run the games as well as i wanted. but i know what you mean, my friend has a 9600gt and a q6600 and has no problems but he runs a lot of things at lower quality settings
i used to use my GT240 to run games with max AA and AF and it dd fine, TF2 80+fps on ALL MAX.

Looking at the specs of the 8800 ultra it looks on par if not less than an GTS 250.

EDIT- Just for shux and giggles i was looking at the OC options of my 5850, and in MSI afterburner the voltage is locked and so is the shader clock? Yet i unlocked voltages from the menu.
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post #32 of 45
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i used to use my GT240 to run games with max AA and AF and it dd fine, TF2 80+fps on ALL MAX.

Looking at the specs of the 8800 ultra it looks on par if not less than an GTS 250.
8800ultra > gts250. 8800gtx is more like it. yeah true you are running low res, so it doesnt matter too much.
     
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Just for shux and giggles i was looking at the OC options of my 5850, and in MSI afterburner the voltage is locked and so is the shader clock? Yet i unlocked voltages from the menu.
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sadly your Core i9 @ 6.2Ghz must be bottlenecking your GPU.

what is your real CPU?
E5200 @ 3.7, things a brute.
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yes it does, i have a hard time seeing numbers and letters in game with s small res.
You should try a 26"-27" 1920x1080, or a 24"-26" 1680x1050
     
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You should try a 26"-27" 1920x1080, or a 24"-26" 1680x1050
ive used a 42" 1920x1080 TV and i had to get RIGHT up to it, which is normal because when console gaming or watching Tv im no more than half a foot away from the TV, ive never watched TV from a couch and actualy seen it clear
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Later today imunna post some benches of GT240 vs HD5850.
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post #38 of 45
Resolution is bottlenecking you card, because at that res, the CPU does most of the work.
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Resolution is bottlenecking you card, because at that res, the CPU does most of the work.
ya, thats what ive heard. But why is that so?
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post #40 of 45
Low resolution = More en-thesis placed on the CPU

You're CPU bottlenecked....Plain and simple.
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