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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Only ebay sell em now, or maybe other forums. They were underclocked GTX's. But because they are so rare they are selling for maybe $30 cheaper than a gtx, so it may be in your interest to buy a gtx instead (it will wipe the floor of 7800 gtx sli'd) well not exactly wipe the floor but you know what i mean
Where do you get your info? 2 x 7800GTXs would destroy a single 7900GTX, especially at high resolutions...
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I'm a big fan of nVidia and especially the 7900GS, but i MUST insist you stay away from SLi. The prices do not justify the preformance you get when you can buy something the the x1950xt here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067

But if you don't, go with the 7900Gs's. I would reccomend eVGA for solo, but in SLi i don't think it will differ much from the XFX edition.

Find the eVGA 7900GS here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
XFX 7900GS:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150208
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post #13 of 39
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Where do you get your info? 2 x 7800GTXs would destroy a single 7900GTX, especially at high resolutions...

Destroy?

Tom seems to think otherwise lol

http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=522&chart=199
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7900 gs, they overlock like crazy!
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Destroy?

Tom seems to think otherwise lol

http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=522&chart=199
The 7900GTX also beats the 7900GTX SLI in that benchmark. .

Looking through the rest, they only lose in 1 other benchmark, Rise of Nations. This is all at 1600x1200 btw.
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The 7900GTX also beats the 7900GTX SLI in that benchmark. .

Looking through the rest, they only lose in 1 other benchmark, Rise of Nations. This is all at 1600x1200 btw.
actually it ties it :S
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I have looked at all the benches on Tom's Hardware and some just don't make sense because I noticed a huge difference when I got my 2nd 6600GT. I am looking for your opinions from personal experience and what you guys all think. The 7950GT is another one I was looking at. That seems to be a pretty hot card and it's a good price but I would only be able to get one for now. Would that be a better choice? Also, I know that DX10 is coming but I won't be running Vista any time soon as I hate MS but it's what I use. I will be sticking with XP Pro for a while so DX10 won't matter for me as I won't be able to use it. And again, I'm not going to ATI.
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I have a 7900GS KO I'm going to put up for sale in a while....because earlier today I got me 2 x 7800gtx's for $250!
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Oh yeah...I'm currently running my 7900 at 600/1700
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I have a 7900GS KO I'm going to put up for sale in a while....because earlier today I got me 2 x 7800gtx's for $250!
That is a good deal!! I would buy the 7900GS from you but I won't have the money till the end of the month. Overage checks from school!!
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