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post #11 of 20
I had two asus 7900gtx in sli and went to a single 8800gtx. My 3dmark06 score went up 1500 pts. I sold the two 7900gtx to forum members here for under $300 per card cdn (Good deal for them).

Go single 8800gtx for all reasons mentioned above. Also the fact that I benched the two setups specifically when I switched should provide you with definitive reasoning
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I agree, go with the GTX. From most reviews that I can remember (will look for them and report back later), a single GTX beats any 7000 series card SLI'd (except maybe for dual 7950GX2's, which is actually quad). Plus, you are getting DX10 compatibility as well. 8800 FTW.
    
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THx for quick and informative replies, Im goin 8800 thx again.
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post #14 of 20
the only time a 7 gen card sli would out pace the 8800GTX is the 7950GX2 SLi or quad SLI and even then only in super res and then only 1-2%
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post #15 of 20
8800gtx.

To save the cash even more go with gts which will still be bbetter.

The only adavtages of the 7900 are low price and greatoverclocker (gs at least.


8800gtx FTW
8800Gts FTW
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post #16 of 20
Get the 8800GTX. Or if you want to save the $200, get an eVGA 8800GTS 640mb. It's at a great price right now! $330 after rebate on the egg.
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post #17 of 20
7xxx series cards can't do HDR with AA on nor can they do DX10. Get the 8800
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Choggs396 View Post
I agree, go with the GTX. From most reviews that I can remember (will look for them and report back later), a single GTX beats any 7000 series card SLI'd (except maybe for dual 7950GX2's, which is actually quad). Plus, you are getting DX10 compatibility as well. 8800 FTW.

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Originally Posted by shellofinsanity View Post
the only time a 7 gen card sli would out pace the 8800GTX is the 7950GX2 SLi or quad SLI and even then only in super res and then only 1-2%
Actually, GX2 SLI would run even slower than one single 7950GX2. Quad-core GPU still have buggy drivers.

O yea...8800GTX for sure!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shellofinsanity View Post
the only time a 7 gen card sli would out pace the 8800GTX is the 7950GX2 SLi or quad SLI and even then only in super res and then only 1-2%
Actually, the higher the resolution, the bigger the gap is between the 8800GTS and 7950GX2 Quad-SLI, in favor of the 8800GTX.
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post #20 of 20
Put it this way, I can beat 7900GTX SLi and my card cost me $279
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