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With Saphires 2900xt now being priced at $374.99 its now lower than any retail (not including mail-rebates) 8800gts 640mb!
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Ahhhh, this could get interesting at this price point!!!
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i want one.
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I want anything, thing x850 just isn't cutting it anymore.
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Ahhhh, this could get interesting at this price point!!!
Let's just hope they aren't losing money at this price.
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I'm so jealous now becuase I had to pay 440 bucks for mine, but thats what I get for being an early adopter. If your planning on gettting a new gpu this is the one to get because it almosts beats the 8800gtx and its 200 bucks cheaper.
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Not bad. I love my 8800gts though. Only thing about ATI I've noticed I like more is what they also put into the multimedia experience. Nvidia still has problems with desktop scaling in their drivers after soo long this card being out. Also ATI doesn't have the q3 brightness bug like Nvidia does. ( Q3 just happens to be my game of choice so I know most probably don't care ). I may just get crossfire instead of sli after seeing some benchmarks. These cards seem to really be able to compare.. at this price point especially.
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post #8 of 66
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Originally Posted by kennymester View Post
With Saphires 2900xt now being priced at $374.99 its now lower than any retail (not including mail-rebates) 8800gts 640mb!
I'm not trying to be a jerk, but where are the specs/tests (real ones) that show the 2900XT being faster overall than the 8800GTS 640MB? They should be posted in this thread for proof, and general reference.
    
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I'm so jealous now becuase I had to pay 440 bucks for mine, but thats what I get for being an early adopter. If your planning on gettting a new gpu this is the one to get because it almosts beats the 8800gtx and its 200 bucks cheaper.
i thought it was on par with 640 mb 8800gts
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post #10 of 66
I would say a 320 MB for like 250 is better bang for your buck
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