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Hardware G92: Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 2 Nov 2007.

  1. FIBRE+

    FIBRE+ Minimodder

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    Got my 8800 GT today, just tried Crysis and Bioshock quickly and it ran both fine with everything on high @ 1680x1050 (no AA). Well chuffed so far :D (need to test Crysis a bit more)

    Best £150 i've spent on my pc in a while :)
     
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  2. Tim S

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    Good to hear, glad you like it!
     
  3. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    The latest drivers unfortunately break the current version of Rivatuner and you cannot use it for overclocking, only for detecting clockspeeds using the monitoring tool. I love Rivatuner and use it almost exclusively for clock setting, overclocking and monitoring clock activity.

    We've not done any overclocking with the reference cards, but we have a bunch of retail cards in that we will be overclocking. This was merely an architectural review, meaning we compared everything at stock speeds. For the roundup (if that's what it ends up being), I won't be testing as many games as I'll be looking more at percentage increases over the reference card, but if there's time I can add in a 8800 GTS 640 at 550 without a problem...
     
  4. sandys

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    Rivatuner 2.06 works fine as does Ntune, but with ntune you can't change the shaders clocks and mine crap out Not much after 1800.
     
  5. Tim S

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    Yep, that's only been released since finishing the review - I believe 2.06 was either released yesterday or the day before.
     
  6. The_Gnu

    The_Gnu 8-bit addict

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    So typical,
    ordered a gecube radeon 2900xt 512mb that will arive tomorrow. Then I saw this. 33% cheaper than my 2900xt and quite a different in performance, thats my usual luck. And ordering the 2900 not long before the release of 3800 cards, could I have picked a worse time?
    Well It seems I will have to try to send it back and buy this instead.

    /GNU
     
  7. Guest-23315

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    Can anyone please tell me how loud this card is in real life?

    Also, is it a whiney fan, or a deep loud fan please!
     
  8. Tim S

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    What card do you currently have?
     
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