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Right now i'm running 2 BFG 7950 gt oc in sli, i was wanting to get a new card, an 8 series, but i don't want to down gradeby just have in one card. So what 8 series would compare to my current cards. After i get the new card i will probly go sli agian in the future, but like i said i don't want to go a step down right now. i know getting an 8 series will not be a step down being dx10, i just don't want to lose anything while in dx9. Catch my drift?
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Well two 8600GTS Sli would be around the samething i think but has DX10 but your card would peform better in DX9 if you know what i mean.
 
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i think if you want better performance you should go for the 8600gtx now and latter get another and give them SLI hell
    
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i think if you want better performance you should go for the 8600gtx now and latter get another and give them SLI hell
Yep two 8800GTX Sli would be really wicked but it cost expensive though.I think just one would be just okay.
 
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Yep two 8800GTX Sli would be really wicked but it cost expensive though.I think just one would be just okay.
with 2x7950GT he really needs something that would be noticeable...thats why i suggested 8800gtx....i think if you sell your 7950 gt you can get some nice start money...that is...if money is a problem and get that 8800gtx
    
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keep those cards then sell and get 8800 640mb or 768 mb single then save up get another it will be worth it, the 8800 gtx is amazing even non-SLI . 2 x 8600 are a waste from what i have heard a single 8800 will beat them.
    
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ya id go with a 8800 to 8600s arent going to make you happy if you been running sli 7950s.
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keep those cards then sell and get 8800 640mb or 768 mb single then save up get another it will be worth it, the 8800 gtx is amazing even non-SLI . 2 x 8600 are a waste from what i have heard a single 8800 will beat them.
i agree. you need something really BIG if you want to feel the difference...and i would go for the 8600 either
    
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I know its expensive but you can get good cash for the 7950 SLI if you sell now and whats the prise in a 8800 640 right now 640+640=ALOT OF GDDR3 MEMORY!!!!
    
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post #10 of 10
2 7950gt's are pretty damn gnarly in the first place, you could easily use those for another year and run next gen games fine.

a single 8800gtx would be better as its been stated in this thread b4
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