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Maverickman
03-16-06, 05:40 PM
I just read a review on a web site a few days ago where the reviewer said he put a 7900 GT in his system to replace his "aging" 7800 GT. Hmmm. I thought the 7800 GT was only a few months old, and last time I checked, it was one of the best cards on the market. Man, things really change rapidly in this business. I would say that a 6800 GT is an "aging" card since it is almost two years old. In a few months, my 7800 GT SLI system will be "aging." My 2003 Toyota is really an "aging" vehicle. Anyone out ther with an "aging" X1800 XTX?

Sazar
03-16-06, 05:48 PM
I just read a review on a web site a few days ago where the reviewer said he put a 7900 GT in his system to replace his "aging" 7800 GT. Hmmm. I thought the 7800 GT was only a few months old, and last time I checked, it was one of the best cards on the market. Man, things really change rapidly in this business. I would say that a 6800 GT is an "aging" card since it is almost two years old. In a few months, my 7800 GT SLI system will be "aging." My 2003 Toyota is really an "aging" vehicle. Anyone out ther with an "aging" X1800 XTX?

I still have my aging x800xt AIW and my aging x2 4400+ :cool:

xorbe
03-16-06, 05:49 PM
You sound aged and cynical... ;)

Tuork
03-16-06, 06:10 PM
Don't say that about the 6800GT!!!!!!:(


Specially when upgrading implies new motherboard for PCIe, throw in a new proc, and the actual new card :(:(

Dazz
03-16-06, 06:28 PM
lol aging 7800GT there still nothing better on NV side the 7900 is just a speed bump nothing more not even 1 single new feature bar dual link DVI. I have an aging X800XL which needs to be RMAed mind fan stopped working on it.

Well you can get sk 754 with PCI-e pretty cheap now so you don't need to chuck away your processor just let go of AGP man.

Maverickman
03-16-06, 09:03 PM
I guess the X800 series is "aging" since it doesn't support SM 3.0. The whole thing is a farce. These reviewers get new cards all the time, so their previous cards get thrown out all the time. There are still a lot of gamers out there running GeForce FX cards and Radeon 9800s.

snowmanwithahat
03-16-06, 10:01 PM
Don't say that about the 6800GT!!!!!!:(


Specially when upgrading implies new motherboard for PCIe, throw in a new proc, and the actual new card :(:(

yeh.... it's sad but i know my system is aging... time's taken it's toll and this suffers sometimes under new games... while 6800 gt's still have life, they're not the best anymore, although, think back, the glory days, they were, for a while they were the thing to have......... ahhh.... :)

that being said.... i've gotten 2 years out of my rig, and it's performed great, i hope to get another 2-3 years out of it :)

nV`andrew
03-16-06, 11:17 PM
yeah i bought my GT about 2 mnoths ago, i wonder when the expiration date is, should be right around the corner. but u wanna no what is REALLY OLD? my aging logitech headset, fricken 4 months OLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111!!!111!!!ONE!!!

Belarnion
03-17-06, 05:22 AM
I just sold my aging 7800GT's.

Capt. Picard
03-17-06, 05:34 AM
Those who say the 7800 is aging are a bunch of snobs. <envious> :D

Joe Public
03-17-06, 06:23 AM
I usually upgrade my graphics card every 15-18 months. Now if he considers the 7800GT an aging card, it just goes to show that some people won't be happy with anything they put in their rig. My 6800GT runs fine still, but then I don't desperately need to have everything run in 1600x1200 with 4xAA/16xAF.

Darkoz
03-17-06, 08:12 AM
Yep, my aging old 7800GTX is still creaking along, must be well past mid-life at 8 months old..

a12ctic
03-17-06, 09:20 AM
my 4 year old 9000 pro still runs new games at low res low settings thanks... as does my ti4000...

SLippe
03-17-06, 10:11 AM
Yup, had my 6800 GT for only a few months and sent it on it's way on it's crutches and wheelchair. /sarcasm They are great cards and would serve anyone well! Pfffttt! Damn reviewers! (no offense to any nvnews reviewers, LOL)

Tuork
03-17-06, 02:54 PM
I think I'll keep my current rig until December, at least July'ish.

No new games I want for the time being, and Uni has me quite busy lately.

Maverickman
03-17-06, 04:54 PM
My two 7800GTX cards are "aging" gracefully every day.

nrs421
03-17-06, 04:59 PM
i'm waiting for vista to come out and then another 6mths - 1yr for the 64bit drivers to come out before upgrading again...

betterdan
03-17-06, 08:44 PM
The 6800 Ultra is still doing fine in my system but I don't know how much longer it can hold on with new games like Oblivion coming up.

Tho Jo Smale
03-18-06, 12:33 AM
bought dual 7800GT's just for Oblivion......Does this make me crazy....???

Belarnion
03-18-06, 05:44 AM
Yes.
I bought dual 7900GT's for the exact same reason.
Let's be crazy together? :D

Darkoz
03-18-06, 05:51 AM
bought dual 7800GT's just for Oblivion......Does this make me crazy....???

Absolutely, you're a lunatic nutcase out of your mind crazy type person.
Can't wait for Oblivion to come out though.

Dazz
03-18-06, 08:46 AM
Yep, my aging old 7800GTX is still creaking along, must be well past mid-life at 8 months old..
Hey i just bought that card 3 days ago :p

Peoples-Agent
03-18-06, 09:14 AM
I hold my stance, that the 7900 was just a means to stick another one into the ATI wagon.... nothing more.

My next card/s will be full on DX10.