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Never mind I found out which one. Oh I just ordered a 8800 GTS 320mb from ncix for $174 shipping and taxes. I can't wait to see how much it can OC ;)
 
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cool, now just send me your 8600gt :D :laugh:
 

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I think I'll be putting it up on ebay with it still BIOS modded to get some more money for it :D
 

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I just installed a 9600gt ...nice improvement. Quiet too. Ran mark06 out of curiosity, 10500 with stock settings accross the board.:rockout:
 

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I just installed a 9600gt ...nice improvement. Quiet too. Ran mark06 out of curiosity, 10500 with stock settings accross the board.:rockout:
I think my 8800 GTS will beat your 9600 GT :p
 

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maybe...

maybe my 9600Gt will :nutkick: your 8800 from behind then :slap: it silly before it knows what hit it. It'll be :banghead: cause it's so loud it never heard my 9600GT coming. :roll:
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omfg i need a gfx card....
 

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hey Skitzo i got a 9600GT and some love overclocking my quad so i pulled 13,486 3d marks:D

9600GT: 775/1944/2100
Q6600: 3600mhz

not bad for a midrange card, and a decent cpu oc.
 

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I'll have you know that I Solaris17 Recognize Wolf as the officially Dominating My skillz in the field of overclocking said component one 9600GT. As I Solaris17 without Vmod cant get it to stabilize past 740mhz core.


You win a

 
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too funny

yeah mine runs stock at 740 so I need what a couple mhz to beat you on gpu core lol. I grabbed the xfx alpha dog. :rockout:
Ihaven't had a chance to oc yet. But I tell ya, as an htpc card, tv veiwing is the best I've seen yet. woohoo! :roll:
I've only had my e6750 up to 3.52 Ghz. Need better ram to hit higher. It hit 3.2 with stock voltages ... sweet. And no temp problems, never goes above 53C with a zalman 8700 set at 50%. Doesn't seem to like that oc since I've updated all the drivers.:banghead:
 

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why thankyou :D thats very high praise from the mighty solaris :D its a hella sweet card for the money, and with the quad humming, it really flies.
 

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yeah mine runs stock at 740 so I need what a couple mhz to beat you on gpu core lol. I grabbed the xfx alpha dog. :rockout:
Ihaven't had a chance to oc yet. But I tell ya, as an htpc card, tv veiwing is the best I've seen yet. woohoo! :roll:
I've only had my e6750 up to 3.52 Ghz. Need better ram to hit higher. It hit 3.2 with stock voltages ... sweet. And no temp problems, never goes above 53C with a zalman 8700 set at 50%. Doesn't seem to like that oc since I've updated all the drivers.:banghead:
lol go for it man :)
 

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why thankyou :D thats very high praise from the mighty solaris :D its a hella sweet card for the money, and with the quad humming, it really flies.
modified pic :)
 

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Wolf

hey list your clock speeds and benchmarks, lets see how sweet she is. I don't need a screen shot, those can be faked too lol.:)
 

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hey list your clock speeds and benchmarks, lets see how sweet she is. I don't need a screen shot, those can be faked too lol.:)
i can assure you wolf wont fake anything
 

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my appologies

I never ment to imply he would, just saying I'm willing to take him at his word, thats all.:cool:
 

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I never ment to imply he would, just saying I'm willing to take him at his word, thats all.:cool:
understood i was just saying :)
 

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why thankyou :D thats very high praise from the mighty solaris :D its a hella sweet card for the money, and with the quad humming, it really flies.
lol i bet it does im so jealous...lol why thank you i should make a smaller version so ppl can put them in their sigs to parae around like they do HWbot trophys
 

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so far @ 775/1944/2100 and the Q6600@ 3600mhz, shes pulling.

~350 fps, in lightsmark 1280x1024
13,486 06'3dmakrs
~180,000 aquamarks

as for games halo on full @ 1440x900 is 280-550 fps :D
test drive unlimited 1440x900 Max +HDR +4xAA is 65 fps solid.

thats about all ive tested so far, any more reccomendations?

and thanks again solaris, ima make some of that post into my sig later, being a solaris17 recognised and respected overclocker is high praise indeed!
 

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Can't Wait

I can't wait for my 8800 GTS to come in :cry:. I want to see the big difference from the 8600 GT :D. Then I know I will be :banghead: to OC it nicely and wasting my time.
 

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what wasted your time?
 

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Not really, just have 2 big projects to finish off the year at college. So I should be spending my time on that lol
 

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without any tweeking, my 9600gt doubled my stock 3dmarks so it'll do for a bit. maybe... :toast:
 

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so far @ 775/1944/2100 and the Q6600@ 3600mhz, shes pulling.

~350 fps, in lightsmark 1280x1024
13,486 06'3dmakrs
~180,000 aquamarks

as for games halo on full @ 1440x900 is 280-550 fps :D
test drive unlimited 1440x900 Max +HDR +4xAA is 65 fps solid.

thats about all ive tested so far, any more reccomendations?

and thanks again solaris, ima make some of that post into my sig later, being a solaris17 recognised and respected overclocker is high praise indeed!
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