Video card upgrade complete!

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by LordOfLA, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    Okay so I got fed up of ATI/AMD's inability to fix their opengl driver and got me an 8800GTX. For those of you in the UK I got this card: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-051-OK

    pushed the clocks yesterday to 626Mhz core, whatever RivaTuner set the shader clock to and 2000MHZ (1000MHZ real) off the bat and played Neverwinter Nights 2 addon for the next 12 hours without issue.

    High point for me is the working OpenGL driver :)

    Highly recommended from me.
     
  2. Hell yeah, 8800 FTW!
     
  3. sean.ferguson

    sean.ferguson Moderator Folding Team

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    Is the 8800 good then?:dead: I love my X1300XT :p
     
  4. LordOfLA

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    ATI hardware isn't bad. They just can't get their OpenGL driver working :(

    Having said that I'm exceedingly happy with the 8800GTX. Fast, works.
     
  5. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    Addon you say? Not heard about that any good? I abandond the second game half-way through as I just can not run it how I would like on my 6800ultra looks weird if its not on my native screen res of 1680x1050 :(
     
  6. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I just hate thinking about how I could buy the latest super graphics card now but generally when I do the following week the next best thing is announced.

    So I lie waiting, like a ninja.
     
  7. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I have had mine now for 10 months and it is a fantastic card ... congrats to you ! Mine is the GTS but it is in the same ball park ... at the time the GTX was a little too expensive .
     
  8. LordOfLA

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    I bought it on saturday while at work. Sunday I started playing at 9am and finished at 3am when I really had to sleep before work. It's awesome, where the original campaign gets boring.
     
  9. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    There's nothing revolutionary on the immediate horizon, and you know it. NOW IS THE TIME TO STRIKE!