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Old 08-17-2007, 02:45 PM   #11
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No problem, that's what were here for.
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Old 08-17-2007, 02:46 PM   #12
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Old 08-17-2007, 02:57 PM   #13
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I upgraded from a completely stock HP media center PC, to 4gb of ram, new gaming mobo, new gaming case, new 8800GTS, and 22 inch lcd. I honestly couldnt be happier with it. The improvement was astronomical ;] New card for sure. For $ purposes, Id stick to a 6800 or something.
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Old 08-17-2007, 03:18 PM   #14
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If he has XP, a 7600 will perform just about the same as a 8600. No point in going DX 10 if XP doesn't support it.
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Old 08-17-2007, 03:40 PM   #15
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I thought he had vista :P ok it's ur choice Whichever is cheaper will do you great or maybe a 7900GS like me, those are very good cards, trust me/
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I thought he had vista
Looking back, he never specified. So who knows. If you have vista, get the 8600, if not 7600.
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Old 08-19-2007, 12:32 AM   #17
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I do not have Vista, running windows XP Pro, and thanks for all your help much appriciated
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Old 08-19-2007, 12:50 AM   #18
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one more thing, does monitor size come into play, performance wise?
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one more thing, does monitor size come into play, performance wise?
It can. If you plan on running a high resolution, which the maximum usually increases with screen size, then it may bring performance down a little, or a lot. As to how much, it depends on the resolution and your hardware.
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Old 08-19-2007, 01:29 AM   #20
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well i have a 20' widescreen monitor at 1680x1050
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