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fortune82

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been thinking about getting an nVidia 8800GTX, but with the meltdown of the current drivers for it, i really dont know. if i get it now, i have an awesome video card, but shaky drivers. if i wait, i would have the same card, better drivers, and it would prolly be cheaper.
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The drivers aren't that bad for it anymore. They are slowly improving. XP they are great, vista they are ok, with slight performance losses.
You can always wait and there will be lower prices around the corner or a better card that you'll wait again to fall in price just to want the next best thing after that card.
There isn't going to be anythinb better in the forseeable future, you won't see and drops in prices till probably november so this is as good of a time as ever to upgrade.
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Edited by james_8970, 09 June 2007 - 12:37 PM.

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i would say july actually. with ati releasing the HD2900 or w/e its called, nVidia will have to step up and release yet another over the top card. and, yes, i need it for vista.
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ATI released the HD2900XT last month. There will be a new 1GB DDR4 model coming at the end of the month but it won't beat the GTX in performance.
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its only a matter of time.......:whistling:

thnx for the insight

Edited by fortune82, 09 June 2007 - 12:51 PM.

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No problem, just want to add I can't guarrentee that it won't beat it in performance, but it's based on the same GPU so chances are slim to none that it'll beat the GTX without overclock as memory only helps for ultra high resolutions and really high AA.
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Edited by james_8970, 09 June 2007 - 12:59 PM.

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