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post #11 of 18
dx10 is of no use to him, he's running xp.
post #12 of 18
9600GT is your best option.
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post #13 of 18
The 9600GT will win in most cases... the 7950GT SLI might win with really high resolutions. However, you're running a 17".
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post #14 of 18
A 9600gt is quite a powerful card on its own. The single card solution is more convenient, plus it has the ability to play games in DX10 if you decide on going Vista in the future. I would imagine the 9600 beats the 7950 in sli more often than not.
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post #15 of 18
Regardless we like the vista or not, we have to move to vista eventually. So, get a 9600GT unless you upgrade very often.
post #16 of 18
The only 79XX what ever that mite be worth getting is the 7950GX2 and even then you would need two of them for Quad SLi.

Two 7950s are only about as fast as a stock 8800GTS G80.
    
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post #17 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
Regardless we like the vista or not, we have to move to vista eventually. So, get a 9600GT unless you upgrade very often.
I'll stick to xp until Windows7 comes out

But on topic...

Performace wise, the 9600GT will win so get that
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post #18 of 18
Looking at it you would be better off getting the 9600GT. Although the 7950GT in SLI would be faster you would get almost the same performance and future proof yourself with the 9600GT.
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