Upgrading 8800GTS (G92) - Need Advice Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: July 2, 2011 11:19 AM in Graphics & Displays Share dbarsun July 2, 2011 3:05:57 AM My old vid card finally died and I'm looking for a new one. I just started researching the ones out, but any advice will be appreciated. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within 2 weeks BUDGET RANGE: Around $200 after rebate USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming (Rift) CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: ECS GeGorce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16. Corsair Enthusiast Series CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V / EPS12V v.2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: CPU: intel i7-930 LGA 1366 2.80 GHz, MOBO: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R SLI/Crossfire, RAM: Corsair XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240pPin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800), HD: OCZ Vertex Turbo OCZSSD2-1VTX60G 2.5" 60 GB SATA II MLC Internal SSD PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg, and local store of Fry's COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: No Preference OVERCLOCKING: Maybe CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I like to run games at maximum resolution and all the effects on. More about : upgrading 8800gts g92 advice | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Overclocked Toaster Graphics card Expert July 2, 2011 4:42:42 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse iam2thecrowe Graphics card Master July 2, 2011 6:29:16 AM ^+1, or a gtx 560. both would be twice as fast as your current gpu. | Report abuse browsingtheworld Graphics card Expert July 2, 2011 10:38:13 AM Quote:6870s get my vote since the 560 non Tis are mostly around 20USD more expensive on a side note: the Sapphire FLex 6870 is priced similarly.....interested in Eyefinity ? No, they're the same price: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... If you're willing to spend $200 after rebate get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Significantly faster and a decent buy. If you're willing to chance Palit: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $220 before rebate. | Report abuse Related ressources Best Upgrade from a 8800GTS ( G92 ) ? - Forum 8800GTS ( g92 ) overclock advice - Forum Need some advice ...8800 GTS ( G92 ) worth it? - Forum 8800GTS G92 + DuOrb.....Very Disapointing - Forum 8800GT or 8800GTS ( G92 )? - Forum Ask the community Publish browsingtheworld Graphics card Expert July 2, 2011 10:57:53 AM Quote:^ I met the 6870 Flex and Giagbyte 6870, and the only 560 cheaper than the 6870s is a ECS card.......and who in the right minds would buy a ECS product? and IMO, the Palit 560Ti is inferior to the HAWK 560Ti You don't look hard enough: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The MSI is better but the Palit is cheaper. | Report abuse browsingtheworld Graphics card Expert July 2, 2011 11:07:43 AM Again, the Palit is the cheaper 560 Ti. The MSI is better but the Palit is cheaper, what's so hard to understand? | Report abuse iam2thecrowe Graphics card Master July 2, 2011 11:19:31 AM ^palit is crap and i wouldnt buy one even if it was cheaper | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Upgrading 8800GTS (G92) - Need Advice> Related ressources: Forum8800GTS G92 Forum*NEW* 8800GTS ( G92 ) on Pre-order! for $470 Forum8800GTS 512MB G92 Worth $100,000,000? Forum2x 8800GTS ( G92 ) SLI or other Forum8800GTS G92 or 9800GTX G92 ? ForumWhich card to replace my dead EVGA 8800GTS ( g92 ) ForumCrysis Benchmark: 8800gts g92 = 36fps, 8800gts g92 x2 sli = 35 fps??? Forum8800gt vs 8800gts ( g92 ) better bang for the buck? Which Forum8800GTS ( G92 ) vs. 2x 9600GT in SLI ForumMSI 8800GT OC ( G92 ) vs eVGA 8800GTS ( G92 ) Forum8600 GT XXX or 8800 GT XXX or 8800 GTS or 8800GTS G92 ForumWhy is my 3dmak score so low ( 8800gts ( g92 ) ForumPlease help me choosing a GFX Card ForumNeed help selecting a graphics card for my Dell 760 Optiplex Forum[Solved] Upgrading. More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !