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I'm waiting for the crop of dx10 titles to come out.

If the 8800GTS 320mb continues to perform well with DX10, I'll go for that.
If the benchmarks show that 320MB is a problem, I'll go with the 640.

In the meantime if the refreshes from either ATI or Nvidia turn out to be exceptional, I might go with one of those instead; be it the 65nm HD2900 or the 8900GTS.
Well, with the system I'm using, I only managed to get an average of 25 FPS in the Call of Juarez Dx10 benchmark. It performed much better playing Lost Planet (DX10), getting something like an average of 70 FPS with most eye candy maxed. Maybe it's just that CoJ is a severely graphics-intensive game, or it just needs more work done on it.

The real test will be when Crysis is released.
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dunno how u guys afford to constantly upgrade and why you would want to constantly upgrade? my mega dated system STILL plays games on high/medium settings (granted its generally 1024 res.) its kind of a hassle to always be upgrading especially since all these new MEGA GRAPHICS! games still suck..i probably wont upgrade again until unreal tournament 2007 as all the games currently out for the pc generally suck. until then ill keep on playing wc3 and 360
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Well ive changed my mind my next upgrade of GPU is a 8800GTS 640Mb instead
 
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I might downgrade to a 2600XT. I don't even play games that much for an 8800 to be worth it, and it's heating up everything in my case.
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hopefully a HD2950 XTX for me. i have to keep forcing myself to not buy a 1900 Master Card for CF. i know it would be a waste of money, but i'm an e-junkie and have nothing else to spend my money on right now.
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Another x1950 .
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dunno how u guys afford to constantly upgrade and why you would want to constantly upgrade? my mega dated system STILL plays games on high/medium settings (granted its generally 1024 res.) its kind of a hassle to always be upgrading especially since all these new MEGA GRAPHICS! games still suck..i probably wont upgrade again until unreal tournament 2007 as all the games currently out for the pc generally suck. until then ill keep on playing wc3 and 360
I'm in the same boat as you. But if they want to waste monstrous amounts of money for those extra 1-4% increases every 2-4 months than so be it.


As for me...I'll wait a year and maybe sli with another 8600gt for the hell of it when they are down to like 70 bucks...Or i'll just wait a couple years and buy a 9 series card, unless ATI keeps stepping up their game like they have been.
I really want to buy one of their new cards but I would never make use of 512mb video ram let alone 1 gig.
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Whatever is available around February 2008; tax time!

    
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Can you go Quad with 8800 ultras? If so, thats my next upgrade...
    
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Hmm, probably an HD 3900XT or a 2950XTX
    
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