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I am def. going to get one of em but i think ill wait out until the 8800Gt of the 9 series comes out then ill upgrade from my 8800gtx.
The extra 256MB of memory on your current 8800GTX will be more useful than the higher clocks of the G92 based GPU's. If necessary just add a second 8800GTX for SLi. The only card I could justify buying is the 9800GX2 but that's only for people who want SLi in none SLi compatible motherboards.
post #12 of 29
I might sell my GT's for like 430-440 shipped, then throw in some extra cash and get a gx2 in the future, but that's unlikely. I'll probably get better performance with my sli anyway, and less power consumption.
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I'm getting two 9800GX2s the day they come out... if at all possible. I already have the money saved up, i just hope i can get a hold of them.
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I'm getting two 9800GX2s the day they come out... if at all possible. I already have the money saved up, i just hope i can get a hold of them.
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I've got a dead 9800 sitting in my dresser right now.


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I've got a dead 9800 sitting in my dresser right now.


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huh a dead 9800?......like ati?
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I might skip Nvidia this generation although, none of these card (even the X-fired ATI's) seems like they are signinficant upgrades to my 8800GTX. I will probably end up buying the Zalman HSF and ram kit for $100, overclock and wait until the 4870/GT200 generation to do a full GPU upgrade.

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I might skip Nvidia this generation although, none of these card (even the X-fired ATI's) seems like they are signinficant upgrades to my 8800GTX. I will probably end up buying the Zalman HSF and ram kit for $100, overclock and wait until the 4870/GT200 generation to do a full GPU upgrade.

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post #19 of 29
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Your power meter thing outside your house will be like the one from "Christmas Vacation" with chevy chase haha
And the bast part is that I don't pay the electric bill it's included in my lease payments.
post #20 of 29
Not this guy. I'm RMA'ing my 8800GTS 512MB from EVGA because the temp sensor seems faulty and secretly I'm not happy with the OC I have achieved, I think I got a so-so card.

In the coming months I will buy a second 8800GTS 512MB and then when the NEW Nvidia cards come out (GT200 or whatever you want to speculate it) I will buy one or two or three of those.
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