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ok well i been looking at the 8800gts and its got about the same performance as the gtx but after a few OC and the gtx is one amazing card but i mean imagine having the 8800gts in SLI mode later on lol for crying out load i play all my games on a 17" lcd monitor max resolution is 1280 1204 what would be ther better buy
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For you, a GTS, a OCd GTS is almost like a stock GTX, the GTX will still be faster if you overclock it
    
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If your tight on money go for the gts otherwise go with the gtx as I have been hearing that they are not very good oc'ers.

PS: your title has gtx in both 8800's
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lol i noticed yea i mean i dont mind spending the exter 150 and getting the gtx but i mean would all be worth it due to the fact the gts is the same when OC lol what would yall do
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lol i noticed yea i mean i dont mind spending the exter 150 and getting the gtx but i mean would all be worth it due to the fact the gts is the same when OC lol what would yall do
Im getting a GTX, simple because im running at 1680 x 1050. But if you are gonna be sticking with the monitor you have right now, get the GTS. But if you are gonna be upgrading that to a larger one. Then the GTX is the way to go.
    
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I was going to upgrade to the GTS or GTX but I already have a 7950 GX2.I am not into to many games just source so I am good there.But I am thinking of just getting a new board and another 7950 GX2 for now and PSU.
But I wasn't all that impressed with the 8800s.The only thing I would be gaining would be DX 10 support
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i was looking at a 22" montior from bestbuy they will have it on sell this weekend under 300 wich caught my attention lol still after all the reviews ive see the 8800gts embersses the 1950xtx
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i was looking at a 22" montior from bestbuy they will have it on sell this weekend under 300 wich caught my attention lol still after all the reviews ive see the 8800gts embersses the 1950xtx
If you have the money, get the GTX. But you also need a processor to go with it.
    
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why the proccor its at a very stable 3.87 on air i heard the c2 restrict the 8800's
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why the proccor its at a very stable 3.87 on air i heard the c2 restrict the 8800's
Where did you ever hear that???? And thats wrong.. totally wrong
    
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