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Play Value Geforce 8800GT / 512MB / PCIE2 (Pre-order) - only £129.99 (or less) delivered!!!

£129.99 @ Play.Com
This is the cheapest 512MB Geforce 8800GT video card you can buy anywhere in the UK. Geforce 8800GT is currently one of the best video cards available on the market, performance-wise only slightly slo… Read More
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9y, 3m agoFound 9 years, 3 months ago
This is the cheapest 512MB Geforce 8800GT video card you can buy anywhere in the UK. Geforce 8800GT is currently one of the best video cards available on the market, performance-wise only slightly slower than the £70+ more expensive 8800GTS video card.
If you need a new video card, go ahead and order this one soon, play.com tends to increase the prices of items that become popular.
4% Quidco available on this item, which brings the price down to under £125! Amazing price for a Geforce 8800GT video card!!!
Release date: March 10.

Specifications:
* Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
* Memory Installed: 512MB
* Interface: PCI Express 2.0
* Memory Interface: 256 bit
* Core Clock: 600 MHz
* Memory Clock: 1800 MHz
* RAMDACs: 400 MHz
* NVIDIA unified architecture with GigaThread technology
* Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Shader Model 4.0 support
* PCI Express 2.0 Support
* 16x full-screen anti-aliasing
* True 128-bit floating point high dynamic-range (HDR) lighting
* NVIDIA Quantum Effects physics processing technology
* Two dual-link DVI outputs support two 2560x1600 resolution displays
* NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
* OpenGL 2.0 support
* NVIDIA ForceWare Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
* Built for Microsoft Windows Vista
* NVIDIA Lumenex Engine
* NVIDIA nView Multi-Display Technology
* Dual 400MHz RAMDACs
* Discrete, Programmable Video Processor
* Hardware Decoder Acceleration
* Spatial-Temporal De-Interlacing
* High-Quality Scaling
* Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction)
* Bad Edit Correction
* Video Color Correction
* Integrated SD and HD TV Output
* Noise Reduction
* Edge Enhancement
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#1
Nice as long as they dont up the price for the pre-orders as well...
suspended#2
march 10th, the day before the 9800 series is released.

Wouldnt expect much from a value 8800GT but at that price who can argue.
Voted hot.
#3
an extra £20 will get you this leadtek version which is also a retail boxed unit and is a slightly different flavour!

Leadtek GeForce 8800 GTB OC 512MB GDDR3 HDTV/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-126-LT&tool=3


What the B in GTB signifies I have no idea, however the overclock version appeals to me. That and the Leadtek branding definitely warrants consideration I think.

Offer only on for this week so get in there quick if this draws your attention.
#4
From http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=17847868 :

"Overclocked model or GTB is...

- GeForce 8800 GT core running at 680MHz
- Shader Clock Speed of 1700MHz
- 512MB GDDR3 Memory running at 1800MHz"
#5
Nice price for a 8800GT, but I expect the price of 8800s will drop once the 9800s are out.

Once they hit £100....... :whistling:
#6
philby27
an extra £20 will get you this leadtek version which is also a retail boxed unit and is a slightly different flavour!

Leadtek GeForce 8800 GTB OC 512MB GDDR3 HDTV/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-126-LT&tool=3


What the B in GTB signifies I have no idea, however the overclock version appeals to me. That and the Leadtek branding definitely warrants consideration I think.

Offer only on for this week so get in there quick if this draws your attention.


And an extra £6 on top of that gets you a "Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GT OC 512MB"

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-035-GI&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=1008

- GeForce 8800 GT core running at 700MHz
- Silent cooling solution and cooler running
- Shader Clock Speed of 1700MHz
- 512MB GDDR3 Memory running at 1900MHz

You can just go on and on and on and on with graphics cards :oops:
#7
Or just get the Play one and overclock it yourself. Use something like RivaTuner and enable driver-level overclocking - I overclock my laptop GPU from 350MHz to 400MHz. Makes quite a difference.
#8
defsteve
Nice price for a 8800GT, but I expect the price of 8800s will drop once the 9800s are out.

Once they hit £100....... :whistling:


9800gt's gonna be interesting. 9600gt is snapping at the heals of the 8800gt without much trouble, despite being technically 'limited. Possible sub £100 8800gt's thanks to that.
#9
People, we can go on and on about this card is better and costs only £20 pounds more, and that card is even better and costs only £40 more, and so on...

This post is about the [COLOR="Red"]cheapest [/COLOR]512MB GeForce 8800GT retail video card you can buy from a reputable online seller. If you find a similar video card that costs less than £125, then please post the link here, otherwise there is no need to post about more expensive alternatives. Thanks.
#10
Looks like a good deal to me. Question is how well will it run crysis, and what sort of pc do you need behind it ?
#11
alien7
People, we can go on and on about this card is better and costs only £20 pounds more, and that card is even better and costs only £40 more, and so on...

This post is about the [COLOR="Red"]cheapest [/COLOR]512MB GeForce 8800GT retail video card you can buy from a reputable online seller. If you find a similar video card that costs less than £125, then please post the link here, otherwise there is no need to post about more expensive alternatives. Thanks.


Fair comment.
#12
defsteve
Fair comment.


Although personally I'd rather be told by someone in the know if I could get a significantly better card for only a fiver more :?
#13
smokescreen;1659998
9800gt's gonna be interesting. 9600gt is snapping at the heals of the 8800gt without much trouble, despite being technically 'limited'. Possible sub £100 8800gt's thanks to that.

Possible, but unlikely. While the 9800GT will be quick, the 9600GT is slower than the 8800GT while priced at the same level; if anything, this will maintain the price of the 8800GT (they're normally £150, so £130 will likely be the revised value).


The main advantage of the 9600GT is the reduced power consumption; the 8800GT is still a fair but quicker, and considering the 8800GT and 9600GT are the same price at Play, I know which I'd go for.

http://media.bestofmicro.com/P/O/82572/original/bench6.gif

From http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/Nvidia-Geforce-9600GT,review-30353-11.html
#14
9800GT uses the same chip as 8800GT but at a higher clock and shader frequency, i.e. an overclocked 8800GT. 9800 will use newer version of Forceware also.

Anyway, £125 is a good price and I would vote hot. But I would rather more interested to see how much overclock potential it can deliver. Basically that seems like a BBN (built by nvidia) card and so It should able to achieve 700/1700/2000 clock, like other brand such as (http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-000-ZT&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=1008)
#15
Even if it is a nVidia reference it's basically as good as other non overclocked ones, but there's no telling - it might be a (less known) branded one.

Oh, and it's PCI-E 2.0, not PCI as stated in the title. Also known as PCI-Express [x16] 2.0
#16
Are PCI-E 2.0 cards backwards compatible with 1.0 Mobos? I remember hearing somewhere that some ATI cards were, but Nvidia cards had problems.

If it wouldn't, would anyone be able to advise what the current best value PCI-E 1.0 Card is? My mobo is a Gigabyte 965GM-S2 (Intel 965).
#17
Can not be all bad also a "super plus" 1gig ram version of the card on play.com

http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/5243605/Play-Value-Geforce-8800GT-Super+-1GB-PCI-Express-X16-Graphics-Card/Product.html

:whistling:
#18
A 512mb version will do most people fine unless you run the really high resolutions and filters
#20
Anyone get one of these yet??

review would be nice :)

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