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Old 04-16-2009, 10:26 PM   #123
Achilles
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It shouldn't have any compatibility problems that your 8600GTS didn't.
Great news. Thanks!

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I don't know why you would want to do that. The GTS 250 is nothing but a re-badged 9800GTX. Yes, it would appear that Nvidia has taken a page from the George Lucas turd-polishing handbook (8800GTS 512 to 9800GTX to GTS 250). There are minor hardware changes between them, but all three are essentially the same card.
I'll take your word for it re: GPU, but the RAM increase is dramatic (8600 = 256, 9800 = 512, GTS 250 = 1GB). That's really the motivation behind my sudden desire to shop..

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BTW: don't you have a 30" monitor? Wouldn't you want something a little more capable of running games at native res?
Meh. I'm pretty happy with 1280x800 (or 1440x900).

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How much were you willing to spend on that 9800GTX/GTS 250?
140 vs 160 respectively. I'm not unhappy with the card I have now, but it wouldn't hurt my feeling to run NWN2 with a few more bells and whistles either.

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Oh, and please take ChAiNz's advice and check your PSU's +12V amperage and connections and tell us what you've got.
Will do when I get home.

Thanks again, guys!
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