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Help with decision on what setup to use

Discussion in 'Building a new PC' started by Abhi262, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. Abhi262

    Abhi262 Member

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    ok i am in the process of building a computer but have reached a dilemma. should i get a XFX 8800GT 256MB XXX + Liquid cooling for my Q6600 (i enjoy overclocking) or should i ditch them both just for a 8800GT 512mb and no liquid cooling. the ones i have in mind total up the same price in GBP. At the moment i only have a x1950 pro so either option is good as an improvement. thanks a lot in advance for any help.
     
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    sammorris Senior member

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    Well, definitely don't buy a 256MB 8800GT, they're awful. Why not save some money and buy an HD3870 or 512MB HD3850 instead, then you get a decent card, and can probably afford to watercool your CPU.
     
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    what's wrong with a 256mb 8800GT?

    surely the 256mb loss cant be that bad...can it?
     
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    It can actually, google some benchmarks.
     

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