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I want to build a new rig with SLI and want to know if eVGA 7900s are good to get. What series of the 7900 should I get that will be most stable as well as give me performace for game such as BF2 and 2142, CSS, etc?

I think I will be running one of Gigabytes new AM2 motherboards if that makes a diff in which one to choose.

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post #2 of 12
the G80 comes out tomorrow.. Just get one of those, they will beat 2 7900gtx in SLI by alot.

Buying a 7900gtx now would be a huge waste of money, IMHO.
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post #3 of 12
Buy one of these instead. It will most likely perform better than 2 7900gtx's.
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Don't buy that one.. 707$ is overpriced.

But yes, get a 8800GTX. They will run about 600-675$
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I would agree with an 8800GTS/GTX. <-------7900GS/Athlon X2 scores below that text.
     
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post #6 of 12
if u have the money def go with 8800GTX, if u happen to decide against this for some strange reason, go for 27900GTOs, although theyre availability is extremely limited right now
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2 much money for a gfx card
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post #8 of 12
can i somehow acquire that 7800GT of yours when you upgrade?

and i say totally go for the 8800, because its ALOT better than the 2 7900s, and it supports DX10, which the 7900s dont
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post #9 of 12
Well if the 8800GTX is better than two 7900GTXs, then why not get the 8800GTX since it'd be cheaper than SLI 7900GTXs? Unlike RAID, 2 GPUs doesn't actually DOUBLE performance.
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I think i will go with that. I hope its stable though as well as quiet. I was going to take the 7900s and use watercooling on them, but I think ill give the 8800 a try when it is available on newegg. Does anyone know where I can find like a benchmark test on the 8800?

Also, im keeping this PC that I have now and building a completely new one, otherwise, I would sell it to u for a decent price.

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