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XFX GeForce 8800GS Alpha Dog 384MB PCI-E

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GDDR3 2xDual Link DVI-I/HDTV, HDCP, PV-T88S-FDF4

Stock:
Discontinued!
This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 30290  
Stock code: GCX-XFX-8800GS
Manuf. code: PV-T88S-FDF4
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Description:

The XFX GeForce 8800 GS is remarkably friendly for an Alpha Dog, compatible with the PCI-E 2.0 bus architecture ensuring a guaranteed fair fight in any of tomorrow’s bandwidth-demanding gaming environments. Powered by a core clock, a memory clock and stream processors, the XFX GeForce 8800 GS graphics card basically has pit bull powered-jaws that put a significant bite into any gaming experience.


The XFX GeForce 8800 GS graphics card features the revolutionary second generation NVIDIA PureVideo HD engine, bringing astonishing Blu-ray and HD DVD movie picture quality to any user’s PC, with 100 percent offload of H.264 video decoding from the CPU with significantly reduced power consumption.


Built for Microsoft Windows Vista, this XFX 8800 GS graphics card has dual-link DVI outputs that support two resolution displays and it is SLI ready. It also has NVIDIA unified architecture with GigaThread technology for extreme processing efficiency.


Warranty Information:

Manufacturer xfx
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website http://www.xfxforce.com/web/support/ticket/getTicketHeaders.jspa
Warranty Period (yrs)1
Aria Warranty Only? Yes

Comments, Questions & Reviews:

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Warning about drivers by Ian

It looks like there might be a problem with the card. The drivers supplied on the CD (Ver 169.23) with it don't appear to support the hardware (Vista 64). The latest divers on the XFX site (Ver 169.25) seem to have the same problem. Looking at the config files within the driver, the 8800 GS doesnt appear to be listed with the rest of the hardware supported by the driver. I've tried letting XFX know about the problem, but I'm currently stuck on the first line support "have you tried turning of off and back on again" stage ;-(

Also, not very impressed with the fan on the card. Very noisy and seems to resonate in the card's heat sink.

Response by paulc
The best place to get drivers are from the nvidia site
http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x64_169.32.html