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Old 07-29-2007, 02:08 PM   #1
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Default GeForce 8500

I have a 7800gt in my computer and I was wondering if the 8500 is a worthy upgrade to get (I have vista). Is it much better, or not, It is a 256mb.

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Old 07-29-2007, 02:10 PM   #2
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Not really. I think the 8600GTS might perform better, but I'm not really sure. I would at least go with a 8800GTS 320MB card, they are around $300.

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Old 07-29-2007, 02:11 PM   #3
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No. Get an 8800GTS if you want the same clocks.
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Default Re: GeForce 8500

Like the others have said, it would be best to go with at least an 8600 - 8800 series card depending on your budget. The only advantage that the 8500 has is that it's DX10 compatible. Otherwise, the performance gain is negligable.

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