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Windows 7: do i need upgrade

17 Jul 2010   #1
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 
do i need upgrade

i using a gts 250 1gb o/c bfg card!Do i need to upgrade to the new nvidia cards 480 i think!The gts is playing all my games uperblly!but am i missing out!


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17 Jul 2010   #2
archie123

Win 10 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

no , just make a new one out of loads of old ones , and post up pics ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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17 Jul 2010   #3
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archie123 View Post
no , just make a new one out of loads of old ones , and post up pics ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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18 Jul 2010   #4
Joshatdot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'll take that GTS 250 off your hands if ya do

Looking at your specs, you'll need a bigger PSU if you do get a 480. Also not sure if your Q6600 & 800Mhz would bottle neck a 480. Plus your monitor has a max of 1440x900 res, an 480 would be overkill on such small-ish res.
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18 Jul 2010   #5
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sinbin View Post
i using a gts 250 1gb o/c bfg card!Do i need to upgrade to the new nvidia cards 480 i think!The gts is playing all my games uperblly!but am i missing out!
Ah, what exactly is an uperblly? - Do you mean superbly, or very well?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joshatdot View Post
Looking at your specs, you'll need a bigger PSU if you do get a 480. Also not sure if your Q6600 & 800Mhz would bottle neck a 480. Plus your monitor has a max of 1440x900 res, an 480 would be overkill on such small-ish res.
You'd definitely need a bigger and better quality PSU.

As Joshatdot mentioned, at that resolution - a 480 is massive overkill.

If you want to get a DX11 nvidia card - the new gtx 460 1GB should be perfect for your needs.
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26 Jul 2010   #6
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sinbin View Post
i using a gts 250 1gb o/c bfg card!Do i need to upgrade to the new nvidia cards 480 i think!The gts is playing all my games uperblly!but am i missing out!
Ah, what exactly is an uperblly? - Do you mean superbly, or very well?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joshatdot View Post
Looking at your specs, you'll need a bigger PSU if you do get a 480. Also not sure if your Q6600 & 800Mhz would bottle neck a 480. Plus your monitor has a max of 1440x900 res, an 480 would be overkill on such small-ish res.
You'd definitely need a bigger and better quality PSU.

As Joshatdot mentioned, at that resolution - a 480 is massive overkill.

If you want to get a DX11 nvidia card - the new gtx 460 1GB should be perfect for your needs.
460 looks to be what i may go for ill check it out and see if the price is fair after shopping around the web foro ne!is a 460 as good as the 80?im not really looking for a bigger psu if i can help it
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26 Jul 2010   #7
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joshatdot View Post
I'll take that GTS 250 off your hands if ya do

Looking at your specs, you'll need a bigger PSU if you do get a 480. Also not sure if your Q6600 & 800Mhz would bottle neck a 480. Plus your monitor has a max of 1440x900 res, an 480 would be overkill on such small-ish res.
q6600 at 3.2 ghz on water cooling bottleneck a 480 really!fast cpu man?
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26 Jul 2010   #8
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

im not fan of the i 5 i 7 and really dont need more than 500 watts psu do i!
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26 Jul 2010   #9
Davidxtux

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

For a 480... yes you do.
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27 Jul 2010   #10
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Davidxtux View Post
For a 480... yes you do.
well that just watt crazy
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