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Nvidia Geforce GTX 8800


janeb8

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Need to replace the above but having trouble locating one apart from used ones! Can anyone recommend a replacement?

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Jock1e

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Sorry I know nothing about graphic cards but Googling the subject means that you have to choose one for the system that you have.

Have a look here.

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/329392-15-advice-upgrading-geforce-8800-card

It gives you an idea as what information is needed so that they can recommend the proper one for you.

I would close this thread and open a new thread with the relative information in the Helproom where you will get better advice.

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D@ve

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If you don't mind me asking, why do you want to replace like-for-like? The 8800GTX is a very old card (2006 from the top of my head). There are far superior cards available today that you should be able to replace it with.

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Woolwell

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Before selecting a graphics car you need to check that your PSU is up to the task for the new one.

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D@ve

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Having re-read your post, I see I misunderstood what you said. If you're looking for a replacement then anything from a GTX 650 from the Nvidia range or a Radeon HD 7750 from the AMD range will be an improvement. What is your budget?

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carver

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You may be able to get another card that is an update on that one but it will mean buying one similar to the ones D@ve has mentioned.

That card was a really good card for it's time and I happen to still have one as a spare, why not replace with another second hand one if they are cheep enough.

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