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Ok so right now i have This and my friend wants to buy it, so im thinking i am going to try out an ati im looking at This but just how much performance increase will i be looking at by getting this card? and if not this card what recommendation do you give
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With your 7900GT, I would wait for DX10. You'll see a performance increase, but not one that's worth the money in my opinion with DX10 cards not too far in the future.

I'd say, just hold on to your 7900GT, and wait about half a year until we know which DX10 cards perform.
    
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With your 7900GT, I would wait for DX10. You'll see a performance increase, but not one that's worth the money in my opinion with DX10 cards not too far in the future.

I'd say, just hold on to your 7900GT, and wait about half a year until we know which DX10 cards perform.
Well, his friend is going to buy it from him. So it would be like getting an x1900xtx (atleast) half off with the money he earned from his 7900gt.

I'd go for it. The x19** series are the best transition cards IMO to DX10. Superior in shader intensive games, and HDR + AA will be more important throughout the rest of 2006 and 2007.
    
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I would say wait also unless your getting the X1900XTX for cheap like say X<$300
post #5 of 25
Why wait for DX10? There will be so few games that actually support DX10, that if you buy high end now, youll be due for an upgrade anyway by the time most games are using it.
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Yea but DX10 cards are going to be the fastest DX9 cards out
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im now seeing that i can get a x1950xtx for only 100 dollars more, so that means i will only have to spend 227.49 CAD, or 202 USD for my 2gigs of ram and the x1950xtx, and i will be upgrading to dx10 in about mid 2007
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Wait till DX10, then buy DX9 , price will drop and you can get it alot cheaper, since IMO DX10 will take awhile to get into games.
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im not waiting until dx10, i will upgrade within 6 months i always do
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I dunno...I'd let the first wave of dx10 cards come and go before buying one. Sure they'll be fast, but how much of a difference are you really going to see, especially if you already own a SLI or CF system. I don't think a dx10 card is going to make oblivion look any better for me. I just dont see hows its possible.
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