The offical "I got a 8800 GTS/ GTX" thread

Discussion in 'NVIDIA Graphics Cards' started by HardwareHeaven, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. CDsDontBurn

    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

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    that's the before applicable taxes and shipping charges though. So, it could have actually been cheaper to have gotten it from FeeBay :p.
     
  2. Popopinsel

    Popopinsel New Member

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    But I'm in germany and here the normal prize for a GTX is about 640-690$. So for me, it was a good prize u c ;) The card you mentioned above costs 643$ and that's on of the lowest prizes you can find here: http://geizhals.at/deutschland/a238782.html

    Anyway, the card is worth it's prize! :)
     
  3. kris23

    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    oooooohhhhhh ok, when you were using dollars i assumed you were from the US so yea thats very good
     
  4. Asmoday

    Asmoday Demonic

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    So I also finally upgraded to an 8800 GTS 640MB, i got it pretty cheap so I'm happy. :)
     
  5. Lowfat

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    what did you upgrade from?
     
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    I went with the evga 8800 gts 320 from newegg to go with my new build....

    Lian li pc 60a plus II case
    e6600 dual core OC
    thermaltake v1 cpu cooler
    patriot extreme DDR2 2 gig OC
    Msi p965 limited edition MB
    WD 750gig [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]WD7500AAKS raptor killer
    Aerocool ZeroDBA 620w PS
    Eye 3d premium shutter glasses
    Klipsch 5.1

    Now if they fix the 3d stereoscopic drivers for this thing my life will be complete.. 8 )
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    I love my GTX Ultra and love playing HL2 on it kicks butt but having problems with FFXI still trying to figure it out. if anyone can help let me know please ^^;
     
  8. OmegaRED

    OmegaRED Relapsed Gamer

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    Finally! I'm one of the chosen elite :D

    8800GTS 320 (for $288CDN)

    What's the best driver to install? I looked around and the 163.11 seem to have a decent rep so far.
     
  9. Lowfat

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    Nice price! I always just use the latest WQHL release.
     
  10. Asmoday

    Asmoday Demonic

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    A little late reply, but I upgraded from a 7900GTX...but I don't have the GTS anymore...:p I got a great deal on a GTX so I sold the other card. :)
     
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    Hey red, I'm using the 163.11 under Vista x64. No problems with them at all.
     
  12. Lowfat

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    your monitor shut off automatically when idle? Mine no longer does after installed the 163.11.
     
  13. clicker666

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    I have my monitor set to power down after 30 minutes of inactivity, but have no issues with it waking up. That's one thing I've found a lot more stable in Vista, sleep mode. I never used to use it, but now I use it on my main rig and my HTPC.
     
  14. thomasabarnes

    thomasabarnes Long Time ***** Friend

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    Hi all!!!!

    I can join in now. My BFG GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB GDDR3 OC arrived yesterday!

    I'm trying to find a good driver for XP. What driver works for you all?

    I got a new flat screen 22" Monitor, and a lot of PC stuff (Delta 1010LT, Logitech Gaming wheel and pedals, Shure KSM27 Mic, M Audio Keystation Pro 88 MIDI controller, Saitek X52, etc.). I'm loving the upgrade.
     
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    NICE
     
  16. thomasabarnes

    thomasabarnes Long Time ***** Friend

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    Hi Necrosis:

    That Delta 1010LT is a really nice card, much better than the Creative Audigy 2 ZS.

    I remember when you made a post in a thread I started when I used the Audigy in music production. I really appreciated you visiting the thread and commenting on the song! With this new card, music production should be a lot better. LOL I'm glad I was finally able to get a professional level audio card.

    BTW, that's a kick butt graphics card you have man, and a lot of RAM! I reckoned that that graphics card was overkill for me, but I like my 8800 GTS, and I'm impressed with it's performance. I might not be the best equipped gamer, hardware wise, but with this new 8800 GTS, I can hang with the best of them.

    Cya around, man.
     
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    merlinxi The Paranoid Cook

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    i got one of these - a 8800 gtx and it laughs at anything i throw at it
     
  19. CDsDontBurn

    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

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    play that new game, you know, Crysis. Play it in DX10, with high settings at 1680x1050 resolution. it will make your whole compyter CRY :dead:
     
  20. Madgoat1979

    Madgoat1979 VTX NuTz!!!

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    WOW! I just got a 5000+ black edition x2 and clocked it right up to 3.15ghz (upgrade from my crying 3800 single core that was clocked 3.05ghz) AND OMG did my system love me for it! I now know my proc was a major bottle neck for the 8800gtx, without changing game settings at all, I saw a 35 FPS increase with just about every GAME! I could play all my games maxed up before, But now I have plenty of power to spare, I love this 8800! It keeps the power coming with every little upgrade I keep throwing at it!

    Oh, and for those of us still pushing AM2, buy this proc NOW! tiger had it for 99 buck the other day! It is freaking the best upgrade you will ever imagine. 3.15ghz on air (arctic freezer 64, $20 from newegg) and I can still push it more! My memory is the only thing holding me back right now, But at 3.15 who cares?!

    ~G~
     

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