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Old November 26, 2007, 01:40 PM
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Exclamation dont buy 8800gt with asrcoki jsut screwed my self but in goodway.

sup, DONT BUY AN 8800GT IF U GOT A ASROCK UNLESS U WANT TO FLASH THE CARD BIOS TO GEN 1. I'M TO SCARED TO DO IT SO I'M GETTING NEW MOBO ANY SUGGESTIONS? I HAVE LIKE 100 DOLLAR RANGE.

didnt know here to post this sorry? and this atleast forces me to get a new mobo:) and i bought the xfx8800gt alpha dog ed. from dell.
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Old November 26, 2007, 01:52 PM
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If you are on a budget, I suggest the Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L. Great board for the price.

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Old November 26, 2007, 01:58 PM
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sup, DONT BUY AN 8800GT IF U GOT A ASROCK UNLESS U WANT TO FLASH THE CARD BIOS TO GEN 1. I'M TO SCARED TO DO IT SO I'M GETTING NEW MOBO ANY SUGGESTIONS? I HAVE LIKE 100 DOLLAR RANGE.

didnt know here to post this sorry? and this atleast forces me to get a new mobo:) and i bought the xfx8800gt alpha dog ed. from dell.
Ugh I'm tired of people like you who use either very cheap hardware or ancient hardware then complain that a $400 card doesn't work on this hardware.

If you can afford a $400 video card you can afford a GOOD $100 mobo.
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Old November 26, 2007, 01:59 PM
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That gigabyte board is excellent value for money and competes well with other more expensive mid-range boards. Plus it OC's quads nicely and will support the 45nm chips.
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Old November 26, 2007, 02:02 PM
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Since when is an 8800GT a $400 graphics card? IMO, it is a great upgrade for lower-end PCI-E equipped systems.
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Old November 26, 2007, 02:04 PM
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Since when is an 8800GT a $400 graphics card? IMO, it is a great upgrade for lower-end PCI-E equipped systems.
You know what I mean :P I'm just tired of people pointing blame on a product to be crappy cause of the choices they've made in their components.

Its like building a $1500 computer system then complain that the 350w power supply you purchased to save money for that GTX won't run it.
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Old November 26, 2007, 02:12 PM
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Ugh I'm tired of people like you who use either very cheap hardware or ancient hardware then complain that a $400 card doesn't work on this hardware.

If you can afford a $400 video card you can afford a GOOD $100 mobo.
hey i'm not complaining just saying and i talked to support and it doest void my warranty to flash it to gen1 and their looking to get me the bios right now as i post this even though card wont ship till dec.10 thats good tech support and i got the card for $252.87 that with shipping and tax. and i have x1950 pro agp i wanted to keep i mean it plays crysis on high lol

any way thanks for the reply's.

edit: I can always keep the gen2 bios back up for when I get new board:) this looks promising thanks: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

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hey i'm not complaining just saying and i talked to support and it doest void my warranty to flash it to gen1 and their looking to get me the bios right now as i post this even though card wont ship till dec.10 thats good tech support and i got the card for $252.87 that with shipping and tax. and i have x1050 pro agp i wanted to keep i mean it plays crysis on high lol

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Then don't make it sound that your putting all the blame on the video card
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Old November 26, 2007, 02:20 PM
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Then don't make it sound that your putting all the blame on the video card
i don't think was i was putting the blame on the via pt800 ultra chipset lol
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Old November 26, 2007, 02:35 PM
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I have flashed many hundreds of Bios's, both Mobo and Video and have never ever had a problem. Even with hacked stuff. all the oooooo be carefull, you will break your stuff, is a little overblown.
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