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In sheer performance two x850xts in crossfire will mop the floor with a 7800GT. However you do lose some graphical features without SM 3.0. Actually its absence on your x850xt would not help your 6800 run HL2 better. In fact the 6800GT and ultra are both behind the x850xt in HL2. It really depends on how much you can find a x850xt master card for. They are a bit difficult to find unless your current card it one that is.
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In sheer performance two x850xts in crossfire will mop the floor with a 7800GT. However you do lose some graphical features without SM 3.0. Actually its absence on your x850xt would not help your 6800 run HL2 better. In fact the 6800GT and ultra are both behind the x850xt in HL2. It really depends on how much you can find a x850xt master card for. They are a bit difficult to find unless your current card it one that is.
http://www.overclock.net/sale/199497...crossfire.html
i never said halo, i said battlefield 2
post #13 of 24
ideally, you should get a Radeon 1950. that way you can crossfire it in the future if you want. you can't run SLI on Intel chipsets. i understand you're getting a deal on the 7800 though. i'd go with the GeForce.
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HL2=Half Life 2, and CS:Source

not Halo 2 LOL...
    
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HL2=Half Life 2, and CS:Source

not Halo 2 LOL...
some people call halo 2 hl2 lol
post #16 of 24
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http://www.overclock.net/sale/199497...crossfire.html
i never said halo, i said battlefield 2
Well HL2 stands for Half Life 2 which is what I thought you typed. No matter though the x850xt comes out on top of the 6800s in BF2 as well.
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ok, now, 7800gt for 100 shipped, or sapphire x1800gto for 60shipped
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The x1800gto is barely faster than the x850xt and in a couple of games at high resolution with max AA and AF the x850xt comes out on top. So a x1800gto isn't really much of an upgrade at all from a x850xt.
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ok, ill get the 7800gt
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ok, ill get the 7800gt
They are good cards and at that price you can sell your x850xt and the upgrade will only have ended up setting you back around $40.
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