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Is the difference worth it?

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Looking at the two cards, it doesn't seem that there is much of a difference between the two, and I was wondering if the extra 100 dollars is really worth it.

EVGA 768-P2-N881-AR GeForce 8800Ultra 768MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130090

and

EVGA 768-P2-N831-AR GeForce 8800GTX 768MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072

Just wondering what you guys think. Thanks.
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no

its not worth the extra cash

the Ultra is moreefficent and lightly faster but thats it
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IMO i would go with the GTX, the Ultra is in its simplesest terms and OC'd GTX.

GTX is better value for money and you wont see any real advantage apart from another 5 frames on top of your 1 gazzilion frames already.
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No. Not worth it unless you have way too much money for your own good.

iampoor is right on the technical side of things and in most real world applications you will only see 1-5 FPS difference.
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IMO i would go with the GTX, the Ultra is in its simplesest terms and OC'd GTX.

GTX is better value for money and you wont see any real advantage apart from another 5 frames on top of your 1 gazzilion frames already.
and less pwer draw and a newer core but still not worth it
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Thanks for the replies.
The smilys make it worth it
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