BFG 6800oc W/FarCry and Doom3

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BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3. This
week only. I got mine.
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  1. Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

    In article <qepYc.3957$JT3.3137@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net>,
    bill@phisupply.com says...
    > BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3. This
    > week only. I got mine.
    >
    I'm thinking of buying it. Is the dual fan arrangement on the BFG noisy?
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    No. Make sure to have at least a 350W powersupply minimum though!

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    > In article <qepYc.3957$JT3.3137@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net>,
    > bill@phisupply.com says...
    > > BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    This
    > > week only. I got mine.
    > >
    > I'm thinking of buying it. Is the dual fan arrangement on the BFG noisy?
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    "wgd" <wgd@nomail.com> wrote in message
    news:MPG.1b9bef2a29a8f2439896b9@news.pa.comcast.giganews.com...
    > In article <qepYc.3957$JT3.3137@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net>,
    > bill@phisupply.com says...
    > > BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    This
    > > week only. I got mine.
    > >
    > I'm thinking of buying it. Is the dual fan arrangement on the BFG noisy?


    Not in my opinon...my case dosen't seem any louder than before.
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    The last reply is spot on - the 6800 OC took out my 300w PSU Saturday. I will
    be using a 480w from now on.


    On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:18:19 -0400, "cimetière" <cimetiere@no spam
    moncanoe.com> wrote:

    >No. Make sure to have at least a 350W powersupply minimum though!
    >
    >--
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    On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:

    >BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3. This
    >week only. I got mine.
    >
    That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card. Don't get
    it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    spent.
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    "Nefilim" <nefilim@nowhere.com> wrote in message
    news:vjj4j01u4d5r98qspn5s5bjfjb8tguiknk@4ax.com...
    >
    > The last reply is spot on - the 6800 OC took out my 300w PSU Saturday. I
    will
    > be using a 480w from now on.

    Really I think this line is overplayed. I have seen people running 6800GT's
    on 250w, 200w and even a 150w PSU!

    Its more about whether your PSU is any good, rather than what nominal rating
    is. Many so-called 300w PSU's struggle to put out half of that in real
    world situations.

    A 6800GT is no problem for a *decent* 300watter.

    Chip

    >
    >
    > On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:18:19 -0400, "cimetière" <cimetiere@no spam
    > moncanoe.com> wrote:
    >
    > >No. Make sure to have at least a 350W powersupply minimum though!
    > >
    > >--
    >
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    ....depending on what else is in the case too, of course. 4 disks, 10 fans
    and 3 or 4 PCI cards might be a problem ;-)

    "Chip" <anneonymouse@virgin.net> wrote in message
    news:2pgd7vFkiqruU1@uni-berlin.de...
    > "Nefilim" <nefilim@nowhere.com> wrote in message
    > news:vjj4j01u4d5r98qspn5s5bjfjb8tguiknk@4ax.com...
    > >
    > > The last reply is spot on - the 6800 OC took out my 300w PSU Saturday. I
    > will
    > > be using a 480w from now on.
    >
    > Really I think this line is overplayed. I have seen people running
    6800GT's
    > on 250w, 200w and even a 150w PSU!
    >
    > Its more about whether your PSU is any good, rather than what nominal
    rating
    > is. Many so-called 300w PSU's struggle to put out half of that in real
    > world situations.
    >
    > A 6800GT is no problem for a *decent* 300watter.
    >
    > Chip
    >
    > >
    > >
    > > On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:18:19 -0400, "cimetière" <cimetiere@no spam
    > > moncanoe.com> wrote:
    > >
    > > >No. Make sure to have at least a 350W powersupply minimum though!
    > > >
    > > >--
    > >
    >
    >
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    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:19:51 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:

    >On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:
    >
    >>BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3. This
    >>week only. I got mine.
    >>
    >That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card.

    Huh? The BFG6800oc only comes with Far Cry.

    See:- http://www.bfgtech.com/6800OC.html

    Current MSRP for the above is $299.99

    Doom 3 is ~ $50

    So Best Buy is offering a $50 discount ( if you
    want Doom 3 and are happy with a non-GT 6800 )

    John Lewis

    >it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    >people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    >spent.
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    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:34:35 GMT, john.dsl@verizon.net (John Lewis)
    wrote:

    >On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:19:51 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:
    >
    >>On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:
    >>
    >>>BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3. This
    >>>week only. I got mine.
    >>>
    >>That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card.
    >
    >Huh? The BFG6800oc only comes with Far Cry.
    >
    >See:- http://www.bfgtech.com/6800OC.html
    >
    >Current MSRP for the above is $299.99
    >
    >Doom 3 is ~ $50
    >
    >So Best Buy is offering a $50 discount ( if you
    >want Doom 3 and are happy with a non-GT 6800 )
    >
    I'm lost here. Where is the $50 discount for DOOM# ?
    They have a sticker on the front of the box (no doubt designed to
    trick people into thinking they get DOOMS3) but it say something like
    The way DOOM is meant to be played (something along those lines)


    >John Lewis
    >
    >>it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    >>people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    >>spent.
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    But most 6800s are unlockable, so this thing could be as good as a GT and
    your saving $100, plus $90 in games. Not too bad if it works out.

    "John Lewis" <john.dsl@verizon.net> wrote in message
    news:4133639e.4292062@news.verizon.net...
    > On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:19:51 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:
    >
    > >On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:
    > >
    > >>BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    This
    > >>week only. I got mine.
    > >>
    > >That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card.
    >
    > Huh? The BFG6800oc only comes with Far Cry.
    >
    > See:- http://www.bfgtech.com/6800OC.html
    >
    > Current MSRP for the above is $299.99
    >
    > Doom 3 is ~ $50
    >
    > So Best Buy is offering a $50 discount ( if you
    > want Doom 3 and are happy with a non-GT 6800 )
    >
    > John Lewis
    >
    > >it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    > >people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    > >spent.
    >
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    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 19:12:10 GMT, "Philburg2"
    <philburg2@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

    >But most 6800s are unlockable, so this thing could be as good as a GT and
    >your saving $100, plus $90 in games. Not too bad if it works out

    How do you do that ?
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    "wgd" <wgd@nomail.com> wrote in message
    news:MPG.1b9bef2a29a8f2439896b9@news.pa.comcast.giganews.com...
    > In article <qepYc.3957$JT3.3137@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net>,
    > bill@phisupply.com says...
    >> BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    >> This
    >> week only. I got mine.
    >>
    > I'm thinking of buying it. Is the dual fan arrangement on the BFG noisy?

    YES
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    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 19:49:08 GMT, "lzim" <izimspp@spafm.com> wrote:

    >
    >"wgd" <wgd@nomail.com> wrote in message
    >news:MPG.1b9bef2a29a8f2439896b9@news.pa.comcast.giganews.com...
    >> In article <qepYc.3957$JT3.3137@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net>,
    >> bill@phisupply.com says...
    >>> BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    >>> This
    >>> week only. I got mine.
    >>>
    >> I'm thinking of buying it. Is the dual fan arrangement on the BFG noisy?
    >
    >YES
    >
    my CPU fan is louder
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    That's minimum spec. 430W recommended at least.

    "cimetière" <cimetiere@no spam moncanoe.com> wrote in message
    news:mKrYc.14877$h56.327422@wagner.videotron.net...
    > No. Make sure to have at least a 350W powersupply minimum though!
    >
  15. Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

    To be fair, I did push it a tad. 2 disks, CD-ROM, 1 extra fan, floppy and the
    6800.


    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 11:21:02 +0100, "Chip" <anneonymouse@virgin.net> wrote:

    >...depending on what else is in the case too, of course. 4 disks, 10 fans
    >and 3 or 4 PCI cards might be a problem ;-)
    >
    >"Chip" <anneonymouse@virgin.net> wrote in message
    >news:2pgd7vFkiqruU1@uni-berlin.de...
    >> "Nefilim" <nefilim@nowhere.com> wrote in message
    >> news:vjj4j01u4d5r98qspn5s5bjfjb8tguiknk@4ax.com...
    >> >
    >> > The last reply is spot on - the 6800 OC took out my 300w PSU Saturday. I
    >> will
    >> > be using a 480w from now on.
    >>
    >> Really I think this line is overplayed. I have seen people running
    >6800GT's
    >> on 250w, 200w and even a 150w PSU!
    >>
    >> Its more about whether your PSU is any good, rather than what nominal
    >rating
    >> is. Many so-called 300w PSU's struggle to put out half of that in real
    >> world situations.
    >>
    >> A 6800GT is no problem for a *decent* 300watter.
    >>
    >> Chip
    >>
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:18:19 -0400, "cimetière" <cimetiere@no spam
    >> > moncanoe.com> wrote:
    >> >
    >> > >No. Make sure to have at least a 350W powersupply minimum though!
    >> > >
    >> > >--
    >> >
    >>
    >>
    >
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    "bp" <none@comcast.net> wrote in message
    news:v937j0d3qcl720848j5gom3ph9me4kt6qi@4ax.com...
    > On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:34:35 GMT, john.dsl@verizon.net (John Lewis)
    > wrote:
    >
    > >On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:19:51 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:
    > >
    > >>On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:
    > >>
    > >>>BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    This
    > >>>week only. I got mine.
    > >>>
    > >>That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card.
    > >
    > >Huh? The BFG6800oc only comes with Far Cry.
    > >
    > >See:- http://www.bfgtech.com/6800OC.html
    > >
    > >Current MSRP for the above is $299.99
    > >
    > >Doom 3 is ~ $50
    > >
    > >So Best Buy is offering a $50 discount ( if you
    > >want Doom 3 and are happy with a non-GT 6800 )
    > >
    > I'm lost here. Where is the $50 discount for DOOM# ?
    > They have a sticker on the front of the box (no doubt designed to
    > trick people into thinking they get DOOMS3) but it say something like
    > The way DOOM is meant to be played (something along those lines)
    >
    >
    > >John Lewis
    > >
    > >>it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    > >>people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    > >>spent.
    >
    Farcry is packed in the box and they give you an instant rebate(in other
    words they don't charge you) for Doom 3.
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    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 23:53:23 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:

    >
    >"bp" <none@comcast.net> wrote in message
    >news:v937j0d3qcl720848j5gom3ph9me4kt6qi@4ax.com...
    >> On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:34:35 GMT, john.dsl@verizon.net (John Lewis)
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >> >On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:19:51 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:
    >> >
    >> >>On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:
    >> >>
    >> >>>BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3.
    >This
    >> >>>week only. I got mine.
    >> >>>
    >> >>That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card.
    >> >
    >> >Huh? The BFG6800oc only comes with Far Cry.
    >> >
    >> >See:- http://www.bfgtech.com/6800OC.html
    >> >
    >> >Current MSRP for the above is $299.99
    >> >
    >> >Doom 3 is ~ $50
    >> >
    >> >So Best Buy is offering a $50 discount ( if you
    >> >want Doom 3 and are happy with a non-GT 6800 )
    >> >
    >> I'm lost here. Where is the $50 discount for DOOM# ?
    >> They have a sticker on the front of the box (no doubt designed to
    >> trick people into thinking they get DOOMS3) but it say something like
    >> The way DOOM is meant to be played (something along those lines)
    >>
    >>
    >> >John Lewis
    >> >
    >> >>it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    >> >>people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    >> >>spent.
    >>
    >Farcry is packed in the box and they give you an instant rebate(in other
    >words they don't charge you) for Doom 3.
    Damn I got ripped ;(
    I'm probably taking it back anyway's and get a gt or x800
    >
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    On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 16:28:48 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:

    >On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:34:35 GMT, john.dsl@verizon.net (John Lewis)
    >wrote:
    >
    >>On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:19:51 -0400, bp <none@comcast.net> wrote:
    >>
    >>>On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:27:34 GMT, "Ozman" <bill@phisupply.com> wrote:
    >>>
    >>>>BFG 6800oc on sale at Best Buy for $299.00 includes Far Cry an Doom3. This
    >>>>week only. I got mine.
    >>>>
    >>>That's not a sale price it is the going MSRP on that card.
    >>
    >>Huh? The BFG6800oc only comes with Far Cry.
    >>
    >>See:- http://www.bfgtech.com/6800OC.html
    >>
    >>Current MSRP for the above is $299.99
    >>
    >>Doom 3 is ~ $50
    >>
    >>So Best Buy is offering a $50 discount ( if you
    >>want Doom 3 and are happy with a non-GT 6800 )
    >>
    >I'm lost here. Where is the $50 discount for DOOM# ?

    Er.. haul out this week's ad, the BFG6800oc box, the copy of Doom3
    that you picked up from the shelf and stick it in the cashier-dweebs
    face. Make sure that he/she deducts only $299.99 from your credit-card
    and doesn't hold on to your credit-card long enough to secretly sign
    you up for a MSN account you didn't want ( another Best Buy
    scam...subject of a class-action suit about a year ago - dunno the
    outcome )

    John Lewis

    >They have a sticker on the front of the box (no doubt designed to
    >trick people into thinking they get DOOMS3) but it say something like
    >The way DOOM is meant to be played (something along those lines)
    >
    >
    >>John Lewis
    >>
    >>>it confused with the gt model which is 100 more. Although looking at
    >>>people's 3dmark scores I would say the extra 100.00 would be well
    >>>spent.
    >
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    On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 02:19:29 GMT, john.dsl@verizon.net (John Lewis)
    wrote:

    >
    >Er.. haul out this week's ad, the BFG6800oc box, the copy of Doom3
    >that you picked up from the shelf and stick it in the cashier-dweebs
    >face. Make sure that he/she deducts only $299.99 from your credit-card
    >and doesn't hold on to your credit-card long enough to secretly sign
    >you up for a MSN account you didn't want ( another Best Buy
    >scam...subject of a class-action suit about a year ago - dunno the
    >outcome )
    >
    >John Lewis
    I see that now. I couldn't read that on the web ad, Damn small print.
    Oh well.

    Pretty funny but true about BB.
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    "Philburg2" <philburg2@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:e_KYc.268$HD4.266@newssvr15.news.prodigy.com...
    > But most 6800s are unlockable, so this thing could be as good as a GT and
    > your saving $100, plus $90 in games. Not too bad if it works out.

    You forget that the 6800 memory is much slower

    Chip
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    is that the 128 bit 1 or the 256 bit 1 and is it still on sale

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