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Hi,
I wanted to know how well my current zotac 512mb 9800gt and and the xfx 512mb I'm getting would perform at 1080.


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9800GT in SLI would be about below GTX260 in performance.
    
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Should be ok power wise but the 512 memory will restrict you on AA on most games. Overall, I'd recommend upgrading in the near future. See if you can sell the pair, for a tad more then buy a 460 1gb.
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post #4 of 12
2x 1gb 9800GT would help for high res/detail 1920x1080

2x 512mb is still better than a single 9800GT but thay dont scale 100%, depand on the games you play. Its still an improvement and maybe youll pay a lil price for a second card.
post #5 of 12
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Ok thanks to both I'll be upgrading to a 580 when have the money

EDIT: my single zotac 512 I have right now overclocks like the demon straight from hell and runs sc2 at 1050 ultra 45 fps e2200 pentium
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post #6 of 12
I found a site that shows a 10,700~ Vantage score for 9800GT SLI. That put's them on par with the 260.
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near GTX 260 performance, since a 9800GX2 is less than a GTX 275.
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Slightly more than gtx 260.
    
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post #9 of 12
Well, It wouldn't be a good idea to use high textures and resolution, Because of the low VRAM.

But it would be a good idea to upgrade your graphics, The 9xxx series is fairly old now, And anyone who still has one really needs to keep up with tech right about now, Cause the 9xxx series is near obsolete, As most games now require a 8800 (GT?).

Make sure if you have a larger monitor that allows high res, Go for the more VRAM, Otherwise it will put huge stress on the VRAM, Which means slower frames.

A good idea would be to wait for AMD southern islands GPU's, Because they will have loads of VRAM.

Otherwise if you don't like high resolution, Then Any 1GB card would do the job for you (GTX560, AMD 6870).
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post #10 of 12
Even a GTX460 1gb is by far better. ( and cheap now )
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