As the caption says, will my comp be able to handle an Nvidia Geforce 7800gtx or will it bottle neck? My specs are:
Intel Pentium 4 windows Xp Home edition, Servicepack 2 (current graphicscard) Ati Radeon x600xt Pro 1 GB ram 3.20GHz
I'm not exactly a computer freak, so please let me know if you need more specs... And which ones :nodding:
Is your motherboard AGP or PCIe? If it is PCIe that computer will do just fine with the 7800gtx, if it is AGP, you will need a new motherboard before you can upgrade to the GTX.
You have more than enough RAM, and your CPU is fine - but unless you have a PCI-E motherboard, you'll have to make do with the 7800GS AGP.
Other than that, everything looks good.
ohh, yes... I have Pci e Thanks
Anyway, is it worth getting it? I got an ati radeon x600xt pro atm, any big difference?
yes, you should see a big boost in performance. but i'd say go for a 7800GT, if you aren't playing games that require more power. It's much cheaper and i think you won't see much difference compared to a GTX (can someone confirm this..?)
I'm playing css and battlefield 2... Considering getting COD2... now you know ohh, and the GT specs are:
* GPU/VPU: NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT * RAMDAC: Dual 400 MHz * Fill Rate per Second: 850 Million Texels * Video Memory: 256MB * Memory Type: GDDR3 * Core Clock: 425 MHz * Memory Clock: 1050 MHz * Memory Bandwidth: 33.6GB/sec. * Interface Type: PCI Express * Connector(s): Dual DVI
* GPU/VPU: NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX * RAMDAC: Dual 400 MHz * Fill Rate per Second: 10.32 Billion pixels * Vertices per Second: 860 Million * Video Memory: 256MB * Memory Type: 256-bit * Core Clock: 450 MHz * Memory Clock: 1250 MHz * Memory Bandwidth: 40.0GB/sec. * Interface Type: PCI Express * Connector(s): Dual DVI
If your going for newer games you will definately see a huge leap in difference. when I got my new card it basically brought new life to all my games. They are much more enjoyable with ALL the eye candy turned turned up. I say with everything around the corner (when isn't it) get a eVGA 7800gt CO, slap an aftermarket HSF and OC the heck out of it. Save yourself a few benjie's.
I agree. Get a 7800GT (huge improvement over your current card... huuge), slap on an Arctic Cooling NV Silencer, and you'll get high enough clock speeds that you'll outperform a 7800GTX. You shouldn't see any bottlenecking either.
Nobody ever stops to consider this... what size monitor is in use here?