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post #1 of 16
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Like many others out there I am looking to upgrade my video card. I am working on selling my 640Mb GTS (not here though beings I don't have the rep points for it).

I am leaning towards the BFG 8800GTS G92 that is on newegg for $240 after MIR. Any reason I should be looking at something else? My price range would be right around that $240 mark beings I will be lucky if I can get $200+ for my 640Mb GTS.

Another questions.... do the G92 cards use less power than the 640 GTS I have now or are they about the same?

Any input to help make my decision would be appreciated.

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post #2 of 16
Yes, the G92 cards have less power consumption than the G80 cards.
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The 8800GTS 512MB (G92) would fit good with your system.
 
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post #4 of 16
Ya go with the 8800GTS 512MB (G92). Great card!
    
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post #5 of 16
yea cant go wrong with that, unless you plan on using SLI, if so get a 9600GT then SLI later. The SLI performance increase with another 9600GT is something like 80-90%
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post #6 of 16
I have one with G92 cards and doing amazing with it.
But still I am thinking of getting more powerful one.

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post #7 of 16
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OK, I'm getting close to pulling the trigger here with a new video card. I am looking at the MSI 8800gts G92 card on Newegg for $215 after MIR (Yes, I know they dont have the warranty that evga has, but I can take a risk and you get "The Witcher" free). I finally found someone to buy my 8800gts 640mb card for $200, so it isn't going to cost me too much for the upgrade.

Just checking in again to see if anyone else thinks this would be a good upgrade, or should I just get an 8800gt card instead?

Let me know what you think!

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post #8 of 16
Sounds great. That GTS competes with the GTX across the board!
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post #9 of 16
G92 8800GTS is the way to go. I saw one in online deal section for $180 after MIR.
post #10 of 16
I would wait a bit longer to see what the 9800 cards can do, the G80-G92 upgrade is not a big enough increase IMO.
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