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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 09-21-2008, 03:28 PM
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8800GT is $200 AUD now, i got it when it was like $400 AUD, expensive card then
i think ill just get mid range cards now days
Haha exactly. This time next year thatll be the price of the gtx 260/4870 vanilla...theyre already headed that way!
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post #22 of 25 (permalink) Old 09-21-2008, 05:17 PM
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an 8800gt is still a beast of a card (will play 99% of games at max..crysis/warhead at high/very high moderate resolutions) but if i were you i would hunt around and see if i could find a used one for sub $100

no new benchmarks in a looonnng time

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Mine works fine on that resolution.

It's too bad I don't have a SLI motherboard, the card costs $110 now and last winter it was starting out at $270.

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x2 8800GT's on my system, and i have them bios volt modded running core at 740.

These cards scream with a quad @ 3.6 and mem @ 1000mhz on benchmarks.
I couldnt ask for anything more unless i was trying to get better 3dmark or vantage scores. I run a 24inch monitor at 1900x1200 on everything but crysis and get 20-30fps in crysis with directx10 @ 1400x700 resolution on ultra MAX settings.

So that certainly would justify the 8800gt still 1 beast of a card with a name that will live on through the years.

I wont replace them until after christmas.
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thanks for the replies . i thin i'll leave everything as it is atm... other things can be bought with the money

by the way, i'd SLI them if i could (Xfire compatible mobo only), but frankly i'd rather go for Xfire with the 4K series...

also, i am in the UK...

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