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why is the 8800GT/S/X holding its value?

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why is the 8800GT/S/X holding its value better than any other nvidia card?
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They're not.

I seem them going for less than 50$. Maybe 60 or 70$ at most, for the Ultra, but that's all.
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Because the 8800 series is and was beastly, But they're considerably cheaper now.
   
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Well they are not really. Got a 8800GTS 512MB for $65 last year. Also because they are DX10 and stronger then console GPUs they can play most games.
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post #5 of 16
They lasted a really long time before even showing minor signs of obsolescence.

I hope to upgrade soon.
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Not anymore I have to say.
I think it's the series that has had the longest life tho.
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Originally Posted by XX55XX;13654859 
They lasted a really long time before even showing minor signs of obsolescence.

I hope to upgrade soon.
Yeah, because NVIDIA recycled the G92 for two years....
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how are 8800's compared to 9800

i seen 4870's at 65-70$
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Originally Posted by ollie007;13655072 
how are 8800's compared to 9800

They're identical, some 8800s even had 9800 stickers slapped on top and the name flashed to 9800.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by ollie007;13655072 
how are 8800's compared to 9800

i seen 4870's at 65-70$

9800GX2
8800 Ultra
9800GTX+
GTS250
8800GTX
9800GTX
8800GTS 512
8800GT
9800GT
9600GT
8800GTS 640 --9600GSO
9600GS
8800GTS 320
8800GS
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