Upgrading 8800GTS (G92) - Need Advice Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product 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 Overclocked Toaster a b U Graphics card July 2, 2011 4:42:42 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l iam2thecrowe a c 171 U Graphics card July 2, 2011 6:29:16 AM ^+1, or a gtx 560. both would be twice as fast as your current gpu. m 0 l Related resources 8800GTS (g92) overclock advice - Forum Need help with 8800gts g92 in sli - Forum Best Upgrade from a 8800GTS (G92) ? - Forum Need some advice...8800 GTS (G92) worth it? - Forum Upgrading from GTX 590, need advice! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer browsingtheworld a b U Graphics card 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. m 0 l browsingtheworld a b U Graphics card 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. m 0 l browsingtheworld a b U Graphics card 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? m 0 l iam2thecrowe a c 171 U Graphics card July 2, 2011 11:19:31 AM ^palit is crap and i wouldnt buy one even if it was cheaper m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedupgrading computer and need advice Forum SolvedNeed advice on upgrading graphics card Forum SolvedUpgrading; need unbiased advice. Forum SolvedUpgrading my PC, need some advice. Forum SolvedUpgrading my pc soon need some advice Forum SolvedNeed expert advice in upgrading my pc to a gaming one Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU for Watch Dogs (real next-gen games). Need advice. Forum SolvedNeed advice before upgrading my PC Forum SolvedNeed advice on upgrading a Dell 755 Mini Tower Forum SolvedUpgrading PC, advice needed Forum SolvedNoob upgrading from HD 6870 to 760 / 770 - need advice Forum Upgrading from 8800gts, need help on deciding card (more info inside) Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU, Video Card, and Mobo need advice Forum SolvedUpgrading my rig - need some advice Forum SolvedUpgrading Radeon 4850 $200 Budget need suggestions/advice. Forum 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 !