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I have 6800GS
and was thinking about buying another one to sli them.... however i only have a X8 speed when slied and was wondering if it was worth the upgrade or should i get 7 series card or wait for the 8 series cards price to drop.

The most im gona spend is $175
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The 8X speed wont really slow down your system as it will never use all the bandwidth so I'd get another 6800GS and SLI
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The 8x shared bandwidth you wont notice a drop in performance when in SLI. Your system Is looking good to me However I think it may be an Idea to look into a Single Nvidia 7 series card.
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For $125, I don't think it is worth it for now. I would say wait until the entry and mid range DX cards come out. If they are cheap enough, just get one of those. If not, just buy off a 7900GT or something from someone upgrading. $125 is just not worth it for 6800GS performance now.

The other option is to just sell your current card. Use that money plus your $125 for a new single card for more perfomance
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yea, i think ill wait a bit till ati release there dx10 card then the 7 series price will drop.
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The 8800GTS Will come down in price once ATI release there DX10 cards so will be more affordable.
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yep, you better wait, you can sell this one and use the money for the new 1.
I think 7600+ is good enough for extreme gaming, but if you really want to wait for the dx10, you should do that
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