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http://www.overclock.net/t/2382/just-ordered-my-6800-ultra/0_20

6800 Ultra

http://www.overclock.net/t/30127/7800-gtx-in-retail-wednesday/0_20

7800 GTX at almost $100 more


Crazy isn't it ?
Edited by hednik - 3/27/12 at 1:43pm
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You mean awesome? That really means that after 6.5 years, we're paying about the same for a billion times better performance.
    
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LOL nice, indeed crazy though rolleyes.gif
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See I told them Lando wasn't a system he was a man, but they didn't listen to me.
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A related story. I bought two refurb'ed Geforce 7900 GT's to run in SLI in 2006 for just about $450. I replaced them with a single Geforce GT 240 DDR5 for $45 in 2011.

So 5 years later, the very budget GPU GT 240 was about 20% faster than my SLI setup at 1/10th the price on the same CPU HW.
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You're making me want to bump that 7800 thread tongue.gif
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ill bump it
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