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That PSU should be enough for either setup... Just to be safe, use the 2 GTS 250's on his rig
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DO NOT GET A 9800GX2 they die way too often. better off with a GTS 250
Yeah, i evan had to bake one side of the 9800GX2 a while back due to it failing.lol
Edited by KEX - 5/2/11 at 9:01am
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DO NOT GET A 9800GX2 they die way too often. better off with a GTS 250


Go with the sli 250's. They are better performance wise for sure.

They are the exact same card as the 9800gtx+, just rebranded.
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That PSU should be enough for either setup... Just to be safe, use the 2 GTS 250's on his rig
Thank's for the advice, much appreciated.
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Go with the sli 250's. They are better performance wise for sure.

They are the exact same card as the 9800gtx+, just rebranded.
i got proof next to me, my 9800GX2 died 34 times in 3 months till it finally died for good.
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Hi, These cards seem to be very close in specs + i understand the 9800GX2 is the better of the two, but would GTS 1GB 250 "SLI" be better than 9800GX2 in performance wise?
The 9800GX2 is, as you say, very close in specs... but it is *NOT* the better of the two.

The GTS 250 SLI setup packs more shader cores then the 9800GX2 (256 vs 224), and has higher clocked GDDR3 memory.

I can't give you exact percentages on how much faster the GTS 250 SLI setup is over the 9800GX2, but you can extrapolate some numbers by comparing a single 9800 GT with a single GTS 250.

Either way, the GTS250's would win hands down.
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The 9800GX2 is, as you say, very close in specs... but it is *NOT* the better of the two.

The GTS 250 SLI setup packs more shader cores then the 9800GX2 (256 vs 224), and has higher clocked GDDR3 memory.

I can't give you exact percentages on how much faster the GTS 250 SLI setup is over the 9800GX2, but you can extrapolate some numbers by comparing a single 9800 GT with a single GTS 250.

Either way, the GTS250's would win hands down.
Sorry, i should have said very close specs compared to a single GTS 250, & thanks i'll be putting the 250 SLI setup in my son's PC now for sure.
Edited by KEX - 5/2/11 at 9:15am
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The 9800 GX2 is closer to two 9800 GTs in SLI, and having two GTS 250s in SLI is almost identical to having two 9800 GTX+'s in SLI.
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Go for the GTS 250's in SLI Sounds like the best option
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The 9800GX2 is, as you say, very close in specs... but it is *NOT* the better of the two.

The GTS 250 SLI setup packs more shader cores then the 9800GX2 (256 vs 224), and has higher clocked GDDR3 memory.

I can't give you exact percentages on how much faster the GTS 250 SLI setup is over the 9800GX2, but you can extrapolate some numbers by comparing a single 9800 GT with a single GTS 250.

Either way, the GTS250's would win hands down.
actually the 9800GX2 is 2 underclocked 8800 GTS 512's G92 .REV the GX2 has 256 shader cores 128 each GPU
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