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Hey everyone, I'm having a problem deciding what to do my 8800GTX.

- Should I sell for around ~330 and get a 9800GTX?
or
- Sell and get two 9600GT's (only problem would be games that dont have SLI)
or
- Get another, cheap, used 8800GTX, decent OC'er.
or
- (Your reccomendation goes here )

Thanks guys!
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I would get another used gtx, and SLI it. Thats what Im prob going to do
Maybe a bigger monitor to take advantage of it
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I would get another used gtx, and SLI it. Thats what Im prob going to do
Maybe a bigger monitor to take advantage of it
Im having such a hard time deciding lol. Cause I know my cpu would bottleneck the 9800GTX... But hmm. Thanks btw.

need moar opinions
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post #4 of 23
I would get another cheap, used gtx card and sli it also. I don't think the 9800gtx cards are going to be all they are hyped up to be. I would rather sli 2 8800gt or gts cards if you decide to sell it.
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post #5 of 23
8800GTX SLi.

EDIT: Well it depends, your screen isn't big so I dont know.
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hmm, i doubt your cpu would put much of a bottle neck on a 9800. and since you don't have an sli board. just get the 9800
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hmm, i doubt your cpu would put much of a bottle neck on a 9800. and since you don't have an sli board. just get the 9800
The 9800GTX Stobs being bottlenecked at 4GHz. (Was posted on this forum, a X9600 or something @ 4GHz stopped the bottleneck, at stock speeds too, and that doesnt make any sense to me at all btw but wtv.)
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Quote:
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hmm, i doubt your cpu would put much of a bottle neck on a 9800. and since you don't have an sli board. just get the 9800
In his system specs he has a EVGA 680i SLi T1, which is an SLI board, so he could SLI if needed.
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Looks like im guna go with another used 8800GTX. 9800GTX is just an overclocked 8800GTS 512. 675 / 1100 stock. Shaders 1688... 14MHz faster than an 8800GTS 512.

I have no rush tho, but if i see a good deal on an 8800gtx, il snatch it
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Looks like im guna go with another used 8800GTX. 9800GTX is just an overclocked 8800GTS 512. 675 / 1100 stock. Shaders 1688... 14MHz faster than an 8800GTS 512.

I have no rush tho, but if i see a good deal on an 8800gtx, il snatch it
if you say you're not in a rush then wait to see how then new 9 series card perform,if they suck get another card and go SLi.
also i'm sure the 8 series cards are getting a neat price drop.
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