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hey, i currently have 600$ in budget.. and im planning on buying 2 x 8800 GT or the 8800 GTS 512.. and planning to buy 2 aftermarket coolers for OCing..

Think i should wait for the 9800 GTX / GX2?

it's only for a goal to read 18,000 on 3Dmark06. only reading 11.5k right now =\\
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post #2 of 26
You have 7950 GX2 so don't rush. Cash is the king. Hold it and wait to see some real benchmarks before decide what to do next.
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Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
You have 7950 GX2 so don't rush. Cash is the king. Hold it and wait to see some real benchmarks before decide what to do next.
agreed, wait until you see some official benches, reviews, and prices to make your decision
post #4 of 26
Just wait a bit
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post #5 of 26
Just wait for the 9800s.
post #6 of 26
I'd buy, then when they come out see if the performance jump is going to be worth spending more money on... If you always wait to upgrade... you will never upgrade lol... Make yourself happy now because you might get hit by a bus later today ;P
post #7 of 26
buy now=fail, wait for new cards and benches=success
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post #8 of 26
Wow i never knew a 7950gx2 could pull 11k, thats nearly as good as an 8800gt.
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post #9 of 26
It's up to you. If you wait, new stuff keeps coming out. As soon as you get it, there is word of new stuff coming out.

buynow=fail....no its not.
    
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post #10 of 26
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It's up to you. If you wait, new stuff keeps coming out. As soon as you get it, there is word of new stuff coming out.

buynow=fail....no its not.
Exactly my point...
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