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Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Claave, 29 Dec 2009.

  1. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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  2. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    My 8800GTX is chugging along just fine - Modern Warfare runs maxed out at 1680x1050. It definitely deserves its place in the hall of fame!
     
  3. Sim0n

    Sim0n rm -rf /

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    Oh well, well... its another "article" ripped out of Custom PC magazine...

    I know its Christmas and all, and there isnt much new stuff to review, but recycling the same article people are paying money for in the magazine is getting a little tired now.

    Worst still, its covered in MUCH more detail in the magazine, so you've actually reduced the word count on-line.
     
  4. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    There are people who do not read mags Sim0n...

    Like me
     
  5. Cobalt

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    I remember calling the X850XT PE the "Phantom Edition" back in the day. And personally I'd give the award for "Proving that high-end graphics cards can have a decent life span" to the 9800Pro. That thing lasted me ages only finally getting replaced by an X1800XT. That said I was also running at 1024*968 for most of that time.
     
  6. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    My 8800GTX was an awesome card...till it died, but it died doing what it loved, Playing games at stupidly high resolutions.

    Sam
     
  7. Woodspoon

    Woodspoon New Member

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    Hurrah! for the 8800gtx
    It's an awesome card, I'm still looking for a reason to upgrade from it and not finding one.
     
  8. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    Can i point out that the X850XT PE, (which i have) biggest failing was no shader model 3 support, so it wasn't totally DX9.C compatible. Which caused many headaches!

    I miss my old 6800GT clocked at 475mhz, :waah:
     
  9. bowman

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    8800GTX still alive and kicking here. Not looking to upgrade for another two years from the looks of things, either.

    My 9800 Pro played HL2 like a champ. Still have it! No AGP ports though. :(

    People still buy dead tree sandwiches?
     
  10. wafflesomd

    wafflesomd New Member

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    I owned an Opty 148, Q6000, and a 9700. Yes, they have all been totally awesome.
     
  11. D-Cyph3r

    D-Cyph3r Gay for Yunosuke

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    Thank you for mentioning the XCP, still the only PC that really captures the ethos of "Dream PC" imo.
     
  12. Issh

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    MY 8800GTS still chugging along, what about the Athlon XP 2500?
     
  13. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    9700 pro, best card i ever owned, lasted well into the HL2 era and source mod games.
     
  14. Sheiken

    Sheiken Wat?

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    What about the great Socket A boards? Abit NF7, Epox 8RDA+ and the like.
    And I had a Digi Dice, I thought it was pretty cool.....the great thing about being young and dumb :D
     
  15. cyrilthefish

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    My old 9600 pro kept me going for years, i even modded to bios to permanently overclock it :D
    Not quite a 9700 pro, but still decent.

    I did giggle at the x850 PE thing, though i must say i was impressed with the x800 card i had, pretty much lasted me until i had to upgrade to a PCIe system

    I agree on the intellimouse too, i used mine until the mouse buttons physically wore out :lol:
     
  16. Mustangdelta

    Mustangdelta Who knew?

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    Another 8800GTX owner/fan.

    Wierd reading the article with a real dejavu, bought the card to experience the DX10 which never came!!!

    Like the other posters here who own the card, have always looked for a reason to upgrade but never found one. Maybe in 2010.

    Good choices for the hall of fame and great article, regardless of where it came from.
     
  17. Evildead666

    Evildead666 New Member

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    Another one for a bit about the 512k Athlon 2500+
    Got my Mobile Athlon 2400+ to 2.6Ghz on water back then.....

    My 9500and 9800 pro's overclocked like champs, I think it was 405 and 425MHz.

    The 8800GTS-640 was swapped for a 320 version when I got the 4870.

    Good Article, but you can never get everything everyone wants ;)

    I still use an intellimouse optical with cord, light and functional. Does what it says on the tin.
     
  18. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    Theres not even ONE mod in this haal of fame?
    Shame on you bit-tech!

    Nice article otherwise.

    Here is one happy owner of a 8800 GTS 512! Gotta love that card

    And a Q6600 too :D
     
  19. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    Q6600 user here... :D

    Hmm, if you want to expand the Hut, just have a counterpart for every Hall entry. IE, the Worst CPU, worse PSU, etc.
     
  20. arshan

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    [​IMG] very good article
     
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