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    HOLY MOLY!!! 8600GT to be released at $150!!!

    Damn! that is some aggressive pricing by nvidia.. thats gonna put even some more pressure on ati now.. but damn! I am now even more tempted to upgrade my PC this summer rather than delaying it for 2008 lol

    http://www.guru3d.com/newsitem.php?id=4834

    although im just hyping, x600's were always priced like this on release anyway. Im just overexcited on the thought of an e4300 + 8600gt lol
    Last edited by Leepox; 22-01-2007 at 02:54 AM.

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    Be very nice if this is true
    Id go for the ultra myself though for the price difference
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    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    yeah i might go ultra too but considering a budget pc..

    e4300CPU = £100 (ill expect the prices on these cards to go even lower)
    8600gt = £80 (ish)
    mobo = £80 (thats a good one already)
    2 gig memory = £100

    £360

    Oc'ing the CPU to 3Ghz is achievable. What a cheap rig this is gonna be.. for the performance I can get out of it its amazin. Crysis, UT2007.. Here I come! lol

    gimme other dx10games to play? *and thinks about having to spend for vista* premium or ultimate? ill have to wait for the verdict when it comes out and people get to compare the two OS's

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    I agree, very good time for overclockers and budget systems
    Btw - 2GiB DDR2 for £100 ? Where ?
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    ddr2 2gb will be £100 when ddr3 comes out lol, unless you pick up some pc2 4200 cheep, which is poor.

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    What kinda performance d'you all think these will be achieving... cos I just bought a ruddy X1950XT.

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    quite surprising, hopefully there will be a nice wave of price wars coming

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    meh... i think most peeps will be wanting to go for the 8600Ultra rather than the GT. Especially with it having the extra shaders rather than just a clock speed bump

    http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=36963
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    meh... i think most peeps will be wanting to go for the 8600Ultra rather than the GT. Especially with it having the extra shaders rather than just a clock speed bump

    http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=36963
    Not to mention the memory controller bandwidth size.. 256 vs 128..
    Me want Ultrabook


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    nah there both 256 according to that. you looking at the 8300GT?

    i have to say tho. the fact they ARE 256 is a serious leap forward from the 76xx series. good time ahead!
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    I've heard that the 8600/8300 are meant to get the 7900/1950 owners onto 8600/8300 cards
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    i wouldnt have thaught so. if you got a 7900 then your not afraid to spend a little more on a graphics card.
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    That's what I heard any way

    I think you find it's wouldn't or would not and it's thought not thaught

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    It will probably be $150 in the states and £150 here :/

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