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I've got this 8800GT right not but I'm feeling to itch to switch it out. Not necesarrily upgrade, since I'm unemployed, but just move something else in. Any suggestions on something that may have recently come out that could perhaps outperform or perform on par with my 8800GT for about the same price?
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I would keep it. It is the best card in that price range, hands down. It will last you at least two more years if you don't play the latest and greatest all the time.
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you could switch to a 3870 if you're actually that bored with it...or trade it for my 7900GT
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you could switch to a 3870 if you're actually that bored with it...or trade it for my 7900GT
I get bored easy lol I'll look in to the 3870 though, thanks.
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post #5 of 10
Can you step up to the GTS? It's a little better. Other than that, maybe a 3870, but it is a move sideways. If you are itching, I would look at ATI.
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I would probably rather have a 3870 with your board...the only reason I got an 8800GT is because i got a great deal on it, and also I have an SLI-only motherboard.
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Hmm, why do you think the 3870 would be better with my board?
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post #8 of 10
Keep it in until higher spec cards come into your price range.

Also, you have intel/ati under your ava. Did you know? Any reason?
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post #9 of 10
3870 hands down. With mine modded and OCed, it beat's my friend's 8800GTS 512mb, which he spent $400 on and My 3870 was only $220.
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post #10 of 10
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It will last you at least two more years if you don't play the latest and greatest all the time.
Sorry but no, the graphics card market is the fastest moving market in the computer tech world

6 Months down the line i expect even the 8800GX2 will be old news, look at the 320MB 8800GTS


Keep your 8800GT, its a nice card
    
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