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Old 06-22-2007, 11:20 AM   #11
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I'd say so, especially if you're going to be running Crysis.

Look at the difference between DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 in Flight Sim X:
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that is way overated dx10 is better but not THAT much better. its just Microsoft wanting people to buy vista for dx10
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3Dmark03 says I have an MSI MS-7184, but on the MSI website it says that product doesn't exist, also it says I don't have a PCI-E slot but I do.

To Muz, well I guess I know now, thats a useful bit of info when searching on newegg.
off topic but that is an old version of 3d mark im sure the newer version would detect it right
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Old 06-22-2007, 11:38 AM   #12
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@ Thelis, you always overjudge the power requirements...the 8600GTS needs a 400 watt minimum power supply. 500 watts would be more than sufficient for that setup.

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that is way overated dx10 is better but not THAT much better. its just Microsoft wanting people to buy vista for dx10
No it's not. Those are in-game rendered scenes. Here's another example of DirectX10 in Crysis:
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I'll download 3dmark05 later and come back with the specs.
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Old 06-22-2007, 02:35 PM   #14
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how much power does an GeForce 8500 256MB video card?
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how much power does an GeForce 8500 256MB video card?
Can you rephrase that?
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3dmark06 said the same thing.
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