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Now I'm gonna go cry in a corner that I'm stuck with AGP in my main computer...
Lawl... I think you hurt my 9700 Pro's feelings.

And I hope MrLister wasn't scared away. Seriously.
    
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Lol no I wasn't. I have the Ultras but when i bought them I was not aware of the 2900XT and now I'm just doing some catch up. I didn't open the Ultras so I can return them if I believe the 2900XT will give me better performance instead. Anyways thank you all for your input! I'm very tempted to do the comparisons myself and post the results.
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I don't think it's moronic to be competitive. I think it's fun. And who doesn't like to have fun?
I certainly don't...
    
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I didn't open the Ultras so I can return them if I believe the 2900XT will give me better performance instead.
C'mon, you know you want to...its soooo easy, just slide a knife across that shiny plastic and open that box and smell that new Ultra smell!
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post #95 of 105
Remember that one thread where it said 2 Crossfire 2900XT beat 1 8800 Ultra by a little bit. So im guessing 2 ultras are faster Lawl.
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post #96 of 105
2 Ultras would beat 2 HD 2900XT's performance wise, but the increment wouldn't match the performance increase. Waste of money imo.
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Money wise I'm not concerned, but I'd like to get the best gaming rig that I can (water + air cooling)
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C'mon, you know you want to...its soooo easy, just slide a knife across that shiny plastic and open that box and smell that new Ultra smell!
Smells like fresh apple pie. Except less pie and more circuit boards. But heavenly circuit boards.... oh, baby.
    
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post #99 of 105
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My other dilema though is if I can go a few months without SLI.

If I get the asus blitz which has awesome DDR3 support and very nice OC features I won't be able to run nvidia in SLI but I would with ATI.

I run three monitors so my SLI is off during regular "computing" and then during games I turn SLI on. My current two video cards in SLI should be around par with 1 Ultra but kind of sucks that I dont' get to see what the Ultras do in SLI.

The x38 motherboard which will kick ass is coming out in a month or two at which point I'll be able to get back to SLI.
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its my pleasure to have the 100th post in this thread!
OT,return the new cards and wait until november to upgrade.
    
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