View Full Version : BUY new video card from sants this year?

12-26-2011, 01:11 PM
anyone got a new v-card
since after x-mas now,Wondering if anyone has had graphics card upgrade and if you wanna get rid of your old
8800GTX ,pm pls.ty

12-28-2011, 10:20 AM
8800GTX? Make sure you scrape the dino poop off first...

12-28-2011, 10:23 AM
it's cool.gonna sli. thx anyways for your helpfull suggestion.

12-29-2011, 12:34 AM

Upper Decker
12-29-2011, 12:39 PM
For the price and hassle you would go through for a relic like that , you could get a modern gpu with 3x the horsepower and 10x less heat produced and power required. Not to mention with a power hungry gpu like that your more than likely going to need a new power supply still.

12-29-2011, 03:10 PM
Yes, I would purchase a new mid range card. Less heat and less power draw + better performance. I don't think it would be worth your time upgrading to SLI for the 8800 GTX.
You would also have to find a card similar to yours for SLI. It's recommended not to mix and match vendors with the older generation cards. (You can with the newer, but I would still use 2 identical cards).

01-05-2012, 03:01 PM

01-29-2012, 10:00 AM
I'm just gonna buy a better card and sell this one. My mobo is not sli,so would I have any trouble with buying a card that is not sli?,,i don't want to buy another board,thx.

01-30-2012, 05:09 PM
Any card will work, SLI or not.