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gfx upgrade

Jul 15, 2006
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Exeter, UK
System Name The 831
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 with X2O Delta CPU Waterblock
Motherboard ASUS P5N-E SLI
Cooling 8 x 120mm fans and X2O Delta CPU Waterblock X2O 400 12V Pump/Reservoir 240mm Radiator 10/8mm Tubing
Memory OCZ SLI Ready 4Gb PC2-6400 DDR2-800 5-4-4-15 (2x2GB)
Video Card(s) BFG GeForce 8800 GTS OC 320MB
Storage Western Digital 160GB SATA and a Western Digital 250GB SATA
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Power Supply OCZ ModStream 520w ATX2.2
Mar 29, 2007
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System Name The Cube
Processor Ryzen 5 1600
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Memory 2x8gb Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4-2400
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 760
Storage 256 GB Samsung Evo 850, 1TB WD Blue
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You'd see some improvement, not nearly enough to warrant a purchase imo though. Wait a couple of months and something will be around better suited to take your money.:)
Nov 17, 2007
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Larisa, Greece
System Name StarCruiser Dark Knight v.2
Processor Intel® Core™ i5-3570K
Motherboard P8Z77-V LX
Cooling 1x custom W/C loop/ inflow:6x120 /outflow:4x120, 2x200
Memory Viper 3 Black Mamba (4x4GB)
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you don't need a gfx card upgrade... stick to what you have for now and wait a few months...
Feb 26, 2008
4,870 (1.35/day)
Joplin, Mo
System Name Ultrabeast GX2
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 @ 4.0GHZ 24/7
Motherboard Gigabit P35-DS3L
Cooling Rosewill RX24, Dual Slot Vid, Fan control
Memory 2x1gb 1066mhz@850MHZ DDR2
Video Card(s) 9800GX2 @ 690/1040
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Case Apevia
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Benchmark Scores 17749 3DM06
If you do plan to upgrade, the 9800GTX is a good upgrade for you from that old 320 GTS, and the GT is about equivelant to the 640mb GTS if you do want to upgrade.
Oct 19, 2007
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System Name xubidoo
Processor Intel Q6600 G0 2.4ghz
Motherboard ASUS P5K Premium:Black Pearl Edition
Cooling Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro + MX2
Memory 4gb Corsair XMS2 DDR2 6400 2x 2gb 5-5-5-18 @854
Video Card(s) MSI nVidia GTX260 896mb or GeForce GTX 750Ti 2048mb
Storage WD 640gb / Samsung 750gb / WD 500gb
Display(s) Hanns-G 23"
Case Thermaltake Armour VA8003BWS/1x250mm/2x120mm/2x92mm
Audio Device(s) Logitech Z-10 2.0 Speakers
Power Supply Antec 550w
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I also have a 320mb 8800gts ,and am looking to upgrade within the nxt 6 weeks or so.

was considering a 9800gtx or possibly a 8800gtx ,the 320mb is pretty decent but lacks memory for the more demanding games.
and this will be my last gfx upgrade for at least a year.
Jul 30, 2007
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System Name Vintage
Processor i7 - 3770K @ Stock
Cooling Scythe Zipang II
Memory 2x4GB Crucial DDR3
Video Card(s) MSI GTX970
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Display(s) Samsung SM223BW 21.6"
Case Generic
Power Supply Corsair HX 520W
Software Windows 7
for what it is you don't need to upgrade. It'll only give you what? 10FPS increase over an already vast number with the same quality of picture. Keep with what you have got and speed the money on a car, or a gf, or a new pet etc

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Mar 17, 2007
19,666 (4.96/day)
Youngstown, OH
System Name Gamer :Server and Android BuildBox
Processor i7 3930k: Xeon e5-2660
Motherboard MSI X79A-GD45 Plus : Generic
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Memory Klevv Neo 2x4Gb 1866 @ 1600 CL9 : 2x8Gb Vengeance 1600 cl9
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 950 SC : XFX R5 220
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Power Supply EVGA 500b : Tt 775W Modular
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Not really enough to warrant of a performance increase to call it as an upgrade. If it was a G92 GTS, then you may second guess it but if you want an upgrade for top of line for your computer.

If you really want to upgrade, look into some additional ram. I am not saying you dont have enough but 4GB is choice for many now.
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Apr 14, 2008
3,338 (0.94/day)
Brooklyn, New York 11223
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Processor E8500 E0 Wolfdale @ 4.6GHz 1.5V | E2180 M0 Allendale @ 3.0GHz 1.3V
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Cooling Xigmatek Rifle HDT-S1283 w/ SFF21F Fan | Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro
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Video Card(s) Sapphire 4870X2 2GB 820/1020MHz | Sapphire 4850 1GB 700/1100MHz
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I rather you go get a eVGA 8800 GT. And btw what cpu speed are you running? It "may" be considered a bottlenecked processor.