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nVidia GeForce 6800XT 256MB help?

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January 23, 2006 2:39:14 AM

I am having a system built, and along with the following they are throwing in 2 6800xt cards in sli mode
I have been hearing bad things about these cards and wondered if I am getting jacked.

The system will have the following.

CASE: Hot New! X-Cruiser Mid-Tower 500W Case W/ WINDOW, MultiMeter Display & Control (Yellow Color)

POWERSUPPLY: **Cyberpower Recommended** NZXT PF-500 500Watt

CPU: (939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 X2 3800 CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology

CD1: 16X DVD ROM (BLACK COLOR)

CD2: LG GWA-4161 16X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)

FLOPPY: 1.44 MB FLOPPY DRIVE (BLACK COLOR) FREEGAME:

Free "Nero 7 Ultra Edition" with Purchasing any AMD Athlon 64 X2 Based

CoolerMaster Liquid CPU Cooling Fan System Kit + 2 EXTRA CASE FANS

HDD: 160GB Hard Drive [-8] (SATA150 - Hitachi 160GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache

KEYBOARD: Logitech Deluxe 104 PS/2 Keyboard (Logitech Office Pro - Black Color)

MOUSE: Logitech Optical Wheel Mouse (BLACK COLOR)

MOTHERBOARD: (Sckt939)ASUS A8N-SLI nForce4 SLI Chipset SATA RAID Dual PCIE MB w/Gb-LAN,USB2.0,IEEE-1394,&7.1Audio

MEMORY: 1024 MB (512MBx2) PC3200 400MHz Dual Channel DDR MEMORY Corsair

NETWORK: ONBOARD 10/1000 NETWORK CARD


SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO SPEAKERS: 600WATT PMPO SUBWOOFER STEREO SPEAKERS

VIDEO CARD 1: NVIDIA Geforce 6800 XT 256MB 16X PCI EXPRESS

VIDEO CARD VIDEO2: NVIDIA Geforce 6800 XT 256MB 16X PCI EXPRESS

do you think this is a rip off for 1300 bucks?
January 23, 2006 6:29:51 AM

get rid of the power supply
January 23, 2006 5:13:01 PM

Not sure of quality of PSU, but I would use an Antec TPII 550watt as a reference, and only use equivalant or better quality. If PSU is much less than $90 reg price, I would be suspicious of quality before buying. I got mine on sale for $79 delivered from newegg.
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January 23, 2006 11:23:24 PM

that power supply was an upgrade replacement for the stock poc.
January 23, 2006 11:24:55 PM

I only wonder if its SLI ready?
POWERSUPPLY: **Cyberpower Recommended** NZXT PF-500 500Watt
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