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my friend wants my old PS2 which i still use for haunting grounds, but he offered an 8800 Ultra for it it runs perfect i seen him run halo 1. how much of an upgrade would it be from my 8800GT? is it worth losing my PS2 over? and how hot are these cards i know my GX2 maxes at 87C in Dead Space 2 with the fan maxed.

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It wouldn't be much of an upgrade. If you still use the PS2 you may want to keep it.
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You already have a 9800.
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8800 Ultra is equivalent to a 8800 GT in SLI.
     
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post #5 of 50
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Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post
It wouldn't be much of an upgrade. If you still use the PS2 you may want to keep it.
hmm okay lol unless he forks over 20 bucks extra to sweeten the deal im not giving it away.


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You already have a 9800.
i fold on my GX2 it isn't for gaming.


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8800 Ultra is equivalent to a 8800 GT in SLI.
wow thats faster than my GX2 are you sure?
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Tell him i'll give him my ps2 for it Yes i would trade for it though.

8800 Ultra has 128 sp - 768mb - 384 bus - G80

8800 GT has 112 sp - 512mb - 1gb - 256 bus - G92

Its not the biggest upgrade but i would personally do it. A single 8800 Ultra is faster then a single 8800 GT.
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post #7 of 50
I guess 8800 ultra is equivalent to a 5770
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Tell him i'll give him my ps2 for it Yes i would trade for it though.

8800 Ultra has 128 sp - 768mb - 384 bus - G80

8800 GT has 112 sp - 512mb - 1gb - 256 bus - G92

Its not the biggest upgrade but i would personally do it. A single 8800 Ultra is faster then a single 8800 GT.
hmm if i can get haunting grounds to work on an emulator i will trade it(that game is epic) will my measly 600 watt even run it i remember back in 07 those cards were sucking power supplies dry left and right.
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I guess 8800 ultra is equivalent to a 5770
so its a little slower than a 4870 then. im not sure does anybody know how it runs BFBC2?
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8800 Ultra is equivalent to a 8800 GT in SLI.
Not really..
8800 ultra is like a overclocked 8800 gtx,
id say the ultra would be noticable increase, for a ps2? i don't know its your personal choice.
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Not really..
8800 ultra is like a overclocked 8800 gtx,
id say the ultra would be noticable increase, for a ps2? i don't know its your personal choice.
hmm i hate making these decisions. I'll sleep on it i don't want to sucker punch myself like i did with my Xbox (got scammed didn't get 1 cent for it) thanks for the help guys.
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