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post #11 of 22
computer hardware is never a good investment
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post #12 of 22
Stick with AMD. You won't notice the difference.
 
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post #13 of 22
Thread Starter 
hmmm 8800 gts or gtx
i've heard the gtx isn't worth the performance gain
post #14 of 22
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hmmm 8800 gts or gtx
i've heard the gtx isn't worth the performance gain
Are you talking about the g92 GTS
post #15 of 22
Thread Starter 
yeh i was looking and the g92 gts in sli or a big couple of beafy gtx in sli
post #16 of 22
I'm not so sure you would see the difference between the gts and the gtx. You could get just the one and then buy another in a couple of months (or after the launch of the 9800 in the UK) as then the 8XXX series cards may come down in price then.

Or you could get one 3870x2 (£278.24 inc p&p) - http://www.kikatek.com/product_info....ducts_id=66903
post #17 of 22
Thread Starter 
im not into ati atm tho. i no i've got the slower brand of processor i dont really want the slower brand in graphics too!
post #18 of 22
honestly man.. coming straight from a huge amd fan.. go intel.. amd just lost all performance since s754/939
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post #19 of 22
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ok cheers bud. i guess ill price things up then! if not hten ill buy the parts slowly over time
post #20 of 22
Well, if you get just one 8800gt, you can afford a decent intel rig.
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