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I really wanted a 2900XT, I can get it for 362 euro + shipping. BUT...some guy offers a few Asus 8800GTX's for 300 euros each! I don't think this is new..but he says the boxes are all never opened.

So should I go go for the 2900xt or thrust the guy and get a 8800gtx for 300 euros. If I go for the 8800gtx..I'll buy 3. 2 for a friend and 1 for me.
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GTX ftw!!

They are preety much matched, with the GTX leading slightly. the HD2900XT 1GB GDDR4 is coming out soon, if it was that one i might hesitate but, nah, GTX all the way on this deal...equates to about 402$ US

Cheapest GTX in the US at newegg is 553$ HERE. MAKE SURE THE CARD/S ARE FINE, protect yourselft!!
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GTX!!!!! and buy me 1!!!
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hehe ...so ok that is clear. I'll go for the GTX...I mailed that guy, no response yet
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hehe ...so ok that is clear. I'll go for the GTX...I mailed that guy, no response yet
Nice!

LOL are you thinking that he will respond in 60 sec?
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I'll take one...
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Go with the GTX, you're getting it at a cheaper price and it performs better than the 2900.
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Nice!

LOL are you thinking that he will respond in 60 sec?
LOL! No, but I mailed him like 1 hour ago And you know you get impatience when you want something really bad! Especially when it's about a 8800gtx! lol
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by Nevaziah View Post
GTX ftw!!

They are preety much matched, with the GTX leading slightly. the HD2900XT 1GB GDDR4 is coming out soon, if it was that one i might hesitate but, nah, GTX all the way on this deal...equates to about 402$ US

Cheapest GTX in the US at newegg is 553$ HERE. MAKE SURE THE CARD/S ARE FINE, protect yourselft!!
No, the 8800GTS 640 and the 2900XT are pretty much evenly matched, with the GTS leading slightly. The GTX dominates both.
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No, the 8800GTS 640 and the 2900XT are pretty much evenly matched, with the GTS leading slightly. The GTX dominates both.
Actually the dx2900xt is faster. I'd recommend it over the 8800gts. Reason I didn't get one is because I had step-up. However I can't complain about performance on either of them.

Edit: and also withthe 8800 you don't need an aftermarket fan. This thing is so quiet that I love it. With high end ati cards you'd want a new cooler because that stock fan sounds like a lawn mower.
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