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The 9800 is a g92 and the 250 is a fermi

I thought the 250 was G92 also. am i wrong?

GTS 250 is basically a 9800 GTX+ IIRC. However you won't be able to SLI on your board due to lack of support. Personally I'd just game on the GTS 250 and fold on the 9800 GT thumb.gif Running it for Physx really wouldn't help at all.

Good idea. I'll use the 250 as my gaming card when I pick it up. Thanks.
   
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The 9800 is a g92 and the 250 is a fermi

Wrong. Both are G92's. It is possible to SLI a 250 and a 8/9800, but not on a crossfire motherboard.
 
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the 2 series are fermi's
yeah the best you could do is use one for gfx and one for phyx.
If you are going to game, I would sell both and buy a better card.

Just to clarify again. The GTX200 series is NOT fermi.

I game less than ten times per year, so I'll just keep those two. I don't need a fancy graphic card smile.gif thanks for your reply.
   
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I would sell them, and then maybe add a lil bit to the cause.

On what card to get, well name a price range.

If you want to play todays games at 1080 you will need at least a mid range card.
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The 9800 is a g92 and the 250 is a fermi

Wrong. Both are G92's. It is possible to SLI a 250 and a 8/9800, but not on a crossfire motherboard.

Yeah, that is what I thought, because the 250 is a rebranded 9800gtx+ which is a rebranded 8800gts which is based on the g92 architecture. Bad mobo choice, i guess. Didn't even know what SLI was when I bought it biggrin.gif
   
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well then game on the 250 and sell the 9800 or keep it as a back-up
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I would sell them, and then maybe add a lil bit to the cause.

On what card to get, well name a price range.

If you want to play todays games at 1080 you will need at least a mid range card.

Probably sub-400? But I do have some extra money, but I don't game a lot and that's why I bought the 9800GT instead of something more high-end.
   
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well then game on the 250 and sell the 9800 or keep it as a back-up

Sure. Thanks a lot for your help.
   
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Guys thank you all for your quick replies. You're the best.
   
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yeah, my bad the 250 is still a g92


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