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SLI 8800gts vs. HD 2900XT 1gb

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  • 28% (13)
    HD 2900XT 1gb
  • 71% (32)
    another GTS
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post #1 of 54
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What would be the better choice? They would both end up being about the same price:

8800gts 640mb: $300 used

HD 2900XT 1gb: $650, sell 8800gts for $300.

I would like to play games like Alan Wake and Crysis maxed at 1440x900 with at least 4x aa and 16x ansio.

Thanks.
post #2 of 54
No one can tell you how well those games are going to run I'm afraid. Theyre obviously not out yet.
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post #3 of 54
Well if 1 HD 2900XT is comparable to 1 8800GTS 640MB then wouldn't this be a silly thread and poll? The 2nd 8800GTS 640MB would of course be the better option.
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post #4 of 54
I don't think even a second GTS could run Crysis maxed out at those settings, but correct me if I'm wrong.

I think the 2900xt can handle it.
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post #5 of 54
No Desp, the HD 2900XT would handle it as well as a 640MB GTS for now. If you're talking about 2x8800GTS 640MB vs 1xHD 2900XT then the better bet would be the 2x640MBs.
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post #6 of 54
WEll, i can tell you now the X2900 XT is by far the best....

look at "gpureviews" compare.....and i think youll see why its a better card....click the link...

http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....=518&card2=475
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post #7 of 54
Oops, srry thought it was the 320 mb version, in that case the GTS should do fine
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post #8 of 54
wait, how about just sell your 8800GTS and get an 8800GTX?...
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post #9 of 54
I agree that would be the cheapest and best. Call up eVGA and initiate a step up,
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post #10 of 54
I've gotta say another GTS, because if you already have one, then you'll be throwing the one that you have away if you buy a 2900XT. Or you'll sell it. I think you'll get better performance out of the two 8800GTS's in my opinion.
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