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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.
I know I wont be able to afford a 9800. I'm sure they are going to be at least $375+. I need something around that $250 or lower price. And if I wait any longer, I won't be able to get squat for my 8800gts 640mb card.
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I know I wont be able to afford a 9800. I'm sure they are going to be at least $375+. I need something around that $250 or lower price. And if I wait any longer, I won't be able to get squat for my 8800gts 640mb card.
If that's the case, sell your 8800 GTS 640MB now!

Yes, B92 8800GTS uses less then G80 8800GTS 640.
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if your that broke get another GTS 640 off fleabay and stick em in SLI, that's the cheapest solution that will deliver the goods.
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if your that broke get another GTS 640 off fleabay and stick em in SLI, that's the cheapest solution that will deliver the goods.
Only problem there is that if I got another 640mb card, I would need a new PSU also to handle 2 cards. I think it would probably cost me more doing that, although performace would be better.
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OK, I finally pulled the trigger and got the MSI 8800GTS G92 card off of newegg with The Witcher for free. I figure a 3 year warranty is enough...by that time, I will probably want something else. Hopefully everything works fine when I get it. Should have it by Friday. Wish me luck!
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Have a question on my new vid card. I ran 3DMark06 and gained about 1000 points compared to my old 8800gts 640mb card. I was wondering if this would be a normal increase, or should I have expected more?
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