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Company of Heros - 8600 GTS

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August 9, 2007 4:20:19 AM

I guess I am a FPS gamer, since I mostly play Quake3 and 4.

I tried an RTS game – Command and Conquer (C&C), and liked it but wasn’t ready to spend $40 on it.

Now I heard about Company of Heroes : Opposing Fronts and that it was a good RTS game.

It seems like it is totally different from C&C in the sense that it is a WWII game, but is it basically the same in the level of play?

I mean after 2 hours of playing C&C, I felt like I could play the game and had fun, with Company of Heros, is it similar like that, or is it a game that takes day to get the hang of it?


The reason is that I was looking at getting a 8600 GTS card and I found this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It is around the same price for a similar card from eVGA and BFG, but it comes bundled with Company of Heroes – which is a $39 saving then if I but the game separately, and if the COH is similar in skill, ease of picking it up and as entertaining as Comand and Conqure then I am in!

Oh, the game bundle info is here:

http://xfxforce.com/web/viewFeature.jspa?featureId=1225...

I wonder when XFX will start bundling the girl with a card, then I would buy a pair!!

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August 10, 2007 2:07:25 AM

Hi Stranger,

Sounds like COH is a great game, so to me it adds some real value to the card bundle, so I think I will get the XFX 8600 GTS with COH. Thanx for the info.
August 10, 2007 1:32:24 PM

imo thats a bad move, save up and get an 8800 320 mb version, seriously the 8600 gts is painful when you see an 8800 (or even an x1950)
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August 10, 2007 9:06:34 PM

company of heros is great but i have an agp 7600gs that runs it fine, settings maxed at 1024x768 res.
August 10, 2007 11:48:12 PM

an 8600 isn't much better than a 7600...
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