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Oh definitely if benchmarking is your thing that's where its at. I was just saying for the average gamer that last 6k is very costly. I'm holding off on about $240 worth of watercooling supplies for my HD 2900XT because I'm weighing the cost to performance gain.
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i'm sorry, but that just seems like the biggest waste of money.

and if you're under 18 years old, then you're spoiled.
I just thought I'd point out that anyone who spends three years or more, studying for a degree in a given field deserves to spoil themselves. Its a well known fact that higher education tends to lead into higher paid jobs which in turn means higher disposeable income. Personally when I'm finished at University I'll be damned if I'll work for less than £20,000 a year starting salary.
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Oh definitely if benchmarking is your thing that's where its at. I was just saying for the average gamer that last 6k is very costly.
Very true. The average gamer does not need SLI/Crossfire, OC'd CPUs in the 3GHZ+ range. Thats gaming.

I honestly think even my SLI Ultras will not run DX10 games at max.
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To who? YOU?
oh, it's fine. i understand. looking at high benchmark scores all day is definitely worth spending the money on two overly expensive video cards which will nearly become obsolete within 5 years. 'cause GTXs couldn't do the job.
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It is a waste of money, You will never know if those Ultra's can run Full DX 10 until 3dmark 07 comes out.

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Also good luck selling them when everyone finds out that they cannot run DX10 on full settings..
    
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oh, it's fine. i understand. looking at high benchmark scores all day is definitely worth spending the money on two overly expensive video cards which will nearly become obsolete within 5 years. 'cause GTXs couldn't do the job.
Ahhh, sarcasm. That is technology for you. It wont even take 5 years for that to happen, more like 1-2 years with DX10 coming round.
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It is really just a waste of TIME to pass judgement on people you don't even know.
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oh, it's fine. i understand. looking at high benchmark scores all day is definitely worth spending the money on two overly expensive video cards which will nearly become obsolete within 5 years. 'cause GTXs couldn't do the job.
well,from what i understand, Ultras clock higher, so they will get higher scores. And, normally , someone who likes benchmark scores will move on to better things very soon. I dont understand what you are trying to say in the last sentence. To me, it seems a bit excessive, so ? I am not going to be rude about it. No one is going to mind you saying it casually, making ur opinion is different from trying to interfere. I am not trying to flame you , just trying to make you understand.
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Ouch I just came over to the UK for a few days.. Brought a Asus lappy for my bro and an ultra GTX for a friend.. Maybe I should advertise a trip home next time to save guys some pennies.
    
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It is really just a waste of TIME to pass judgement on people you don't even know.
Actually that was the sole intent of the people who developed the Internet. That and the massive pr0n storage it would allow.
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