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Selling my 8800 GTS 320mb and buying an 8800 GTX?

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Morning, for the past few days i have had an enormous temptation to sell my 8800 GTS 320mb to a friend, and buy the 8800 GTX for a 340 Euros.

Would this be a "smart" move, or a foolish e-peen issue. Already i have considered the upcoming Nvidia 9800 GTX to be.. well, too expensive for my budget. And at least imo, 8800 GTX is still a beast, and the price certainly ain't bad.

It's a probability that i wouldn't be changing the GTX for the next 2 years should i buy it now.

Any opinions would be helpfull.
post #2 of 9
It depends on how much you can get for your GTS. If you don't have to pull too much out of pocket for the GTX, then by all means, GO For It!
post #3 of 9
I would buy a 8800GTS G92 instead. Or you can switch to ATI and buy a 3870X2.
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It depends on how much you can get for your GTS. If you don't have to pull too much out of pocket for the GTX, then by all means, GO For It!
im robbing my friend for around 100 euros, so 230 euro 8800 GTX is tempting.

i considered the 8800 gts g92 for a long time, but im still not convinced on actually buying it.
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The GTS nearly beats the GTX in benchmarks. Not sure actual game performance. You'll probably have to upgrade that PSU when you get a GTX.
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The GTS nearly beats the GTX in benchmarks. Not sure actual game performance. You'll probably have to upgrade that PSU when you get a GTX.
Not Necessarily, but thats one of my fears.
post #7 of 9
Get the new 8800GTS instead... it's almost on par in every benchmark, and it is much cheaper.
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the 512 gts will beat the gtx in 3dmark06
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if you wanna play your games with AA and AF all the way up, get the GTX
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