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Guys,

Im going to be buying a new graphics card soon and wondered if I should get another 7600GS Extreme OC GDDR3 and run it in SLi or get a better single card.
What would people sudgest?
My GS is running @ 575/1550 at the moment and produces pretty good results considering it only cost me £50.

Laters, off to bed now
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I'm running 2 BFG 7600 GT OC in SLI. and am very happy with it. When I upgrade to Vitsa I will be getting A DX10 card. Here are the benchmarks:

3DMark05:Single-6129 SLI -10566
3DMark06:Single-4112 SLI -6425
AquaMark3: Single-81,539 SLI- 91050
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If I were you i just buy a 7900GT or a 8600GTS...

I have never trusted in a 7600...
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I am thinking about going to vista soon but would it be worth waiting for the next gen of DX10 cards first?
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I am thinking about going to vista soon but would it be worth waiting for the next gen of DX10 cards first?
I'm having this problem aswell. All the games out at the moment i can play on max settings. And just before the next DX10 cards come out sell your card get some money back, then buy the new card.

But i'd wait mate tbh, no point buying a SLi card i'm sure you can play most games on high settings.
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Im sure the 8800s will drop in price a bit when the 8900 come out.
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Im sure the 8800s will drop in price a bit when the 8900 come out.
There won't be an 8900 refresh of the 8-series. Instead this fall, there will be a release of the 9-series or next-gen. Personally, I would stick with the 7600 or up to a 7900GS (sub $100 now) to tide you over. My 7900GS plays EVERYTHING I want at great settings and performance. Even World in Conflict, a brand new game, played at 1440x900 with 2x AA, 16xAF, and 30+ FPS

Highly recommended!
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well i just found out I can get another 7600 the same as the one I have atm for £42 ($80) so I COULD run them both in SLi very cheaply.
OR
Due to wanting Vista and a new CPU I could stretch to a 8600GTS and save buying a DX10 card next year.
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