Thread: PNY 6800GT
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Old 12-02-06, 06:36 AM   #8
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Default Re: PNY 6800GT

Hopefully, my video card shall arrive on Monday, and I shall find out for myself. But, In order to prepare myself for a disappointment, like I have experienced with other upgrades, I'm wondering if the improvement which I'm hoping to see with this card is realistic.

After upgrading the processor from a 3500+ to a 4400+, I have not noticed any improvement in performance on routine functions. I'm not sure about gaming, because I haven't had the time for that lately. But in regular Windows functions and other programs, I feel that I have wasted my money on the processor. But, I got to thinking that the video card might be the reason for the slowness...thus the new card. The slowness is not of any major degree, but just enough to not be satisfied.

Is my expectation realistic, or am I just going to have to resign myself to this being normal?
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