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Well the absolute best other than the 8800s is the 7950 GX2... But the 7900GT or GS would be fine for any gaming short of DX10.
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067

$165 shipped and it will pwn the crap from a 7950GT.
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by Cboyle04 View Post
Is there any substance in the Step-Up program from Evga? Does that apply in this situation if I buy the Evga one?
You have 90 days to step up, and the price you pay for the lower card is put towards the MSRP of the card you upgrade to.

For example -

say you buy a 8600GTS for $200. You want to upgrade to an 8800GTS 640, which has a $400 MSRP. You pay eVGA $200, send them your 8600GTS (plus shipping for both cards), and you get an 8800GTS 640. It can be anywhere from not making much difference to being a great deal.
post #14 of 14
evga are better. I would get a 7900gt. 7900 gtx has better benchmarks then the 8600 series.
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