Gainward introduces NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB

"BLISS 8800 GT 512 MB is finally here"

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Gainward, a world leading producer of High-quality, High-End 3D accelerators for the Personal Computer market, proudly announces the release of its first 8800GT 512MB on the world market.


· Nvidia GF8800GT with 600Mhz core clock
· 112 stream processors with 1.5Ghz shader clock
· 512MB DDR3 memory (256bits width) with 900Mhz clock rate (DDR1800)
· Output port : Dual DVI-I (dual-link) and TV-out· HDCP compliant (both DVI port)
· PCI Express version 2.0, provides up to 16GB/s bandwidth (2 times that of PCI express)
· One-slot high performance low noise cooling fan

· Nvidia GF8800GT with 512MB memory the new generation 65nm GPU delivers a level of price/performance that hardcore gamers have been demanding.

· The Ultimate Blu-ray and HD DVD Movie Experience on a Gaming PC Featuring the revolutionary second generation PureVideo HD engine, it delivers astounding Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality on a gaming PC.
Geforce 8800GT 512MB


Looks to be a very promising card. Tell us what you think on our Forums
More infomation on the card can be found here.
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28-10-2007, 09:41:35

jamesy101
Thanks, I will do. My main consideration has always been whether something like this: http://www.netgear.com/Products/RoutersandGateways/SuperGWirelessRouters/DG834GT.aspx
would essentially run independently of the system with a USB adapter so as my desktop could connect to it.

28-10-2007, 09:53:03

jamesy101
Sorry but I have not found anything on there that helps. Essentially, do I need a DSL router and some kind of USB network adapter so as the PC can pick up the signal? Would my speedtouch USB modem be any good ro would I need to get a router with a modem too?

28-10-2007, 10:28:59

Ham
Id recommend getting a router (like the one you linked to), making sure its got a DSL modem built in.

Its a simple case of replacing the usb link to the computer with an ethernet and the laptop can connect wirelessly. And each can act independently.

28-10-2007, 10:34:15

jamesy101
Okay thanks. So if I bought that then could anyone reccoemnd a simple but useful RJ45- USB adapter? Or a router with a USB output?

28-10-2007, 10:41:11

Ham
Does your mobo not have built in ethernet?

28-10-2007, 10:49:00

jamesy101
No. Sorry, I thought I'd made my initial post clear but it wasn't. I should really not write posts when I am angry....... That's my problem, no ethernet and no way of installing a PCi card as all slots are full.

28-10-2007, 10:53:20

Ham
Odd, motherboards have had on-boards for years now.

If thats the case id say go for both on wireless, buy yourself a USB dongle such as:

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=558801.

Wireless isn't as reliable as wired, but it does work fairly well. Ive never heard of a USB-ethernet adapter but that doesn't mean to say they don't exist.

28-10-2007, 10:56:54

Toxcity
Whats the motherboard model matey?

28-10-2007, 11:00:36

ali_james
Abit do a pci-e wireless card, which if all your pci slots are blocked could be handy.

28-10-2007, 11:03:35

jamesy101
For USB- Ethernet I was looking at something like http://www.amazon.co.uk/Belkin-Ethernet-Adapter-Patch-Cable/dp/B0002AFKN0
as my mobo is millions of years old, it's a very old PC you see.

Essentially I thought that product and the router I listed earlier might work out quite nicely for me as I no longer play PC games (odd bit of C&C, Worms or Dungeon Keeper on the laptop) but think that may be good ebough.

Does anyone have a router that includes a modem that they would reccomend to me? Most of the time I'll be all of 6 ft away but more range is always good. What sort of price should I be looking at? Sub £50 sound about right?
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