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Just bought my first ever PCIE card

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by u2konline, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. u2konline

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    I hope it suits your needs. Probably the best that PSU can support.


    [shameless plug] Im selling a 9800GT cheaper although it would need a larger psu[/shamelss plug]
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    LMAo, I was just thinking that looking at his Specs.
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    .../me awaits the 5 pages of people telling him he could have got better for cheaper
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    good job bro i hope it does what ou wanted it to :)
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    wow congrats on stepping into the PCI-E age :D not that bad of a card it will pwn the other cards you have been using. hope you enjoy it :toast:
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    dude what brand is that PSU? btw, welcome to PCI-E :)
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    why u didnt buy one, either, 512mb of gddr3 or a 4650?.

    Still welcome to the pci era :toast:
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    Welcome to the pci-e revolution.
    Hope it does good for you.
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    uM, is something wrong:

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    Shouldn't i have 800 for memory and 25GB??????????????????????????????????
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    Well, it's dual rate but 400Mhz x 2 ain't 1600Mhz as on the newEgg pages. However, this is GDDR2 I can't exactly see how could this memory perform 1600Mhz total in any case. 28GB? dunno what this means, but other values seems just fine.

    I suspect only error there is is on NewEgg pages for 1600Mhz memory speed on specs.
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    Congrats on the new card, welcome to the machine*
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    HOLY CRAP, I am playing L4D at 1280x1024 AFX16, AAX2, Very high to High to low settings and getting a solid 40-60 fps, it never drops below 40. Now i see what i have been missing out all these years. OH MAN THIS IS AMAZING.
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    It pays off to upgrade your PC :roll:
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    Well i just put l4d at everything on the hightest with AAX4 and AFX16, at 1280x1024 and it stays above 40 all the time.

    Man, PCI really does suck compared to PCIe, but ok for light gaming. Anyways, crysis benchmarks later guys.
    peace
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    Crysis WILL kill that card, I promise. But hey, as long as you are happy with the card. That's all that really matters.
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    I have crysis install right now. Be right back with results
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    Eat for breakfest..
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    +1, 4670 for $40 + 4 shipping on ebay :toast:
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    SirJangly says thanks.
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    isnt that warhead?
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    No thats Crysis Demo.

    More benchmarks, only difference now, i have shaders on high. Crysis is well playable now and i am enjoying it. This card is a beast and works really good with my system. See, nothing wrong with prebuilt computers, i just needed to move on to pcie.

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    edit: nvm
    This is almost like Monty Python - bizarre and funny. But there's that nasty feeling there's something horribly wrong with all this. It's like something leaked into our reality from some twisted alternate reality.
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