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Ok i want to get a new gfx card. Or an SLI or cross fire setup. I want it to definately be dx10 and within the range of $160-$400.

I was thinking about two of these in sli since they have awesome core and ram speeds:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814150228

Any suggestions?
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For your price range, this eVGA 8800GTS 640MB will do wonders for you: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130071

It's better than 2x 8600GTS's in SLI and you don't have to worry about SLI driver problems.
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i agree with nuclear... one 8800gts has more vmem and more memory channels than two 8600gts's combined... it's just better
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Id get a single 640 meg 8800 GTS, not 2 slower cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130071

Edit: Gah someone beat me to it
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yep, one 8800gts 640mb will beat 2 8600's.
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