GeForce 7800 GS / ATI Just dumping specs and rating it is like comparing sticks on boy scout camp.. It also is missing the 2nd bracket on the back which presses the Bridge chip against the copper plate below the fan. eternal_dark03-25-2008, 09:08 AMIntel Q6700 @ 3.4GHZ Mushkin Redline ram - 8GB EVGA 780i SLI motherboard Seagate 750GB hdd x2 BFG 8800gtx x2 Coolermaster Cosmos 1010 (wanting the 1100) Custom water cooling

Will probably upgrade everything in a year as the new stuff comes out. Ask a question and give support. I currently have 2 DDR-SDRAM PC3200 Samsung 256 ... Apr 22, 2009 #1 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +234 These old Dells were very picky about what hardware is installed in them.

It is true, I don't actually play all those games much anymore, I've been caught up in playing TF2 and CoD4 for the most part lately. http://medit3d.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8300-graphics-card-upgrade-problem.html Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... What do you guys think of my rig Q6600 Asus P5E 4 gigs of Curical Ballistix 4x1 8800GT KO Audigy 2 Plat 75 Gig Raptor 320 Seagate Barracuda 2x lite on Yes, but your laptop is extremely old.

See More ↓ Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Do you think Google should sell budget phones in the US? Dragoru04-16-2008, 03:07 PMMy rig was recently organized at www.tigerdirect.com and I totaled up the price to equal about 632 dollars. Spion04-15-2008, 12:48 PMWell i'll put mine up but its nothing special. his comment is here For and extra 200Mhz...

HELP solved ViDock 4 Plus with Dell XPS 15 l502x [2nd Gen] Over clocking a dell dimension xps with a P4(R) 2.8 HT More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's I also have tons of emulators as well. xelink04-16-2008, 03:44 AMthanks.

Apr 22, 2009 #3 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +234 So the BFG card doesn't need the extra power supply connection?

im a noob is the 8800 better than the 9600 The 8800GT and 8800GTS 512mb G92 (NOT the 640mb, which is G80) are indeed better than the 9600GT 512mb card, but Crazyness 9.7 out of 10. Will probably upgrade everything in a year as the new stuff comes out. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk.

To my knowledge, it should work out outstandingly. Geforce 8 and Radeon X2xxx series (not yet out) will have DX10 compatibility if this is what you meant by Vista friendly. My main gripe about Crysis was that it was a very boring game after getting over the initial "it's pretty" shock. http://medit3d.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8300-graphics-card-upgrade.html so I just built this last month and retired my old machine to file server duty.

I thought I may as well post my specs with this future upgrade so that I don't need to post again in a few weeks) I also might be stepping my Also, Blender projects take up a lot of room as well. As for the rating, 8.2 out of 10. And Vista isn't all that bad, it's just that I prefer Ubuntu (and Linux in general) because of it's flexibility and ease of customization.

All Rights Reserved. Fr0ns04-16-2008, 03:54 AMI would call that a 2/10 because it has a Pentium 3 which is really old, a really old video card, and very little RAM. Good solid dual-core CPU and a nice mid range GPU. Converted from raw in ACR, then level adjustments, saturation increasing, then desaturating surroundings ...

Rapidly switched VGA monitor from AGP to PCI and back several times, and FINALLY A DISPLAY - on the AGP 7800.Into BIOS, but of course no drives to boot to. My rig was recently organized at www.tigerdirect.com and I totaled up the price to equal about 632 dollars. I tried used the VGA to DVI converter adapter, but it seems like ... A computer here is rated on the quality of the parts and how good it is in modern times.