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nicklord1

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#1 11 years ago

Hi i am going to upgrade my comp soon . I was going to get 2 8800 ultra graphics cards. Does anyone know when the a new version of this graphic card will be out.

Also i got a desk which is about 2 feet and 7inches in depth shall i get a 30 inch monitor or will i be squinting.

I bow and wait for your superior knowledge.




marvinmatthew

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#2 11 years ago

Why don't you give us the specifications of your current computer?




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#3 11 years ago

What do you mean by "When the new version of this graphic card will be out"? Do you mean the next model in Geforce 8 series cards?




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#4 11 years ago

when will the latest card come out after the 8800 ultra

My current comp has following stuff i copied the whole order so there is a few things that dont matter liek keyboard.

1 x Pyro 64-SLI (Pyro 64-SLI) Case: Xaser V Damier (black) Power Supply Unit: Hiper 525W True Power PSU Processor: Athlon 64 3500+ Socket 939 CPU fan: Standard Fan Motherboard: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 PCI-Express Graphics card: Dual GeForce 6800 GTs in SLI configuration Memory: 1GB Corsair TwinX PC3200 Hard disk drive 1: Caviar SE 200GB S-ATA 150 Hard disk drive 2: None Optical drive 1: 16x DVD-Rom drive Optical drive 2: DVD+/-RW dual layer Floppy Drive: None Sound Card: Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Monitor: BenQ FP937s+ 19\" TFT Monitor (8ms response time) Keyboard: Logitech Internet Navigator Keyboard Mouse: Logitech MX 510 Performance mouse Speakers: None Operating System: Windows XP home SP2




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#5 11 years ago

The Geforce 8900 series is rumored to be released this summer. Here is a spec chart: G8x.gif




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#6 11 years ago

WOW cool cheers kwould what model has just been released again mate .

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#7 11 years ago

By the way, your PSU is no where near powerful enough to push 2 8800 Ultras and the rest of your system would bottleneck them anyway. What else are you planning on upgrading? The people in here are quite insightful and would be a great help in making hardware choices.




marvinmatthew

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#8 11 years ago

You might be better off adding a second gig of ram.




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#9 11 years ago

Dont even bother with any more than one 8800 with a processor so slow. Nvidia themselves have said that even a quad core kentsfield cannot keep pace with them and bottlenecks them. You are being too ambitious i am sorry to say, save some money and either get one 8800gtx which will be fine for that panel, or spend some serious cash upgrading processor, motherboard, ram, and psu. Its not worth your money on even one 8800 ultra, you are talking about a 3-5% inv=crease in speed over a 8800gtx for almost 40% of the cost, crap economics.




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#10 11 years ago

I was going to upgrade everything i just gave you the details of my present comp. I had a comp designed for me a month ago .

Lexa Case 1100W Power Supply QX6800 Quad Core CPU Golden Orb CPU Cooler P5N32-E SLI Motherboard 2 x 8800 Ultra 2GB Corsair Twin X 150GB Raptor Hard Drive DVD Drive DVD-RW Drive Audigy SE 7.1 Soundcard Wireless WG111TGE USB Windows Vista Premium 1 Year Warranty + 2nd Year Labour

Obviosuly i want the best components and graphics cards at the time so i dont need an update for a long time. But with a new graphics cards which you have told me about i might put it off for a few months . Also are the rest of the components the best or any newer versions coming out in the near future.

I welcome any advice.

Thanks guys