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I am upgrading my video card in late September to DX10. I was thinking either the EVGA 8800GTS 640MB or two EVGA 8600GTS in SLI mode.

What do you think would be better for my setup with a 24" LCD 1920x1200.
post #2 of 7
That 640MB GTS will be better over the SLI 8600. You have an SLI board, SLI 640MB GTS can dominate a single GTX, well the last time I heard, yeah.

Go with the 640MB GTS.
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I would go with the GTS. I am not sold on the 8600's and don't think they compete with 1 640GTS. Then if you want you can do the evga step up...
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8800gts 640mb
 
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A single 8800GTS will smoke two 8600GTS's in SLI.
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By the way...

You should also upgrade your power supply.

You will need something with a minimum of 400 watts and a minimum of 26A on the +12V rail(s). You will also need a 6pin PCI-E connector to power the 8800GTS.

My suggestion:

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I was just looking at the 520 and I can't even get my memory to work in dual-channel mode because I don't have enough power.
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