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Should I stick with my 8800GTX?

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I am honestly considering returning my 8800GTX and getting a nice DX9 card to carry me until the cards are a more reasonable price and to see whether or not the R600 is really all that and a bag of chips. Am I just suffering from buyers remorse or should I just wait it out?
    
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What's the point? That card is not needed, that's for sure. However now that you have it, there's no point in getting rid of it.
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Did you get rid of your old card?
If not , i would wait for 8900GTX and R600.
Just a poor men's opinion.
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yea i know but i am still within the 30 day return period. I could have $400 more dollars in my pocket to upgrade my watercooling and monitor.
    
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Lol..why did you get it in the first place? Not worth it in my opinion.
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I say keep it. That way when R600 comes out you can review both of them for us, a side by side comparison. Then sell the loser on ebay.
post #7 of 8
You really should dwelled more on this before buying the 8800GTX, although as you already have the card keep it to be honest. Upto you dude.

But it does go to show how stupidly priced they are, i certainly wouldn't pay that much for a GPU that can't be used to it's potential ie; DX10. And even then nobody has any idea how these GPU's will perform in DX10 and whether DX10 is going to really that great anyway.

Plus with it being 1st generation, it's bound to get beaten to death by R600 that's for sure and for a lot less money. Imo now isn't the right time to purchase Dx10 hardware.
 
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ehhh
I think im just gonna volt mod the **** out of the one i have right now and then return it to get a cheaper one off newegg
    
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