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[Anandtech] More Single Card Dual GPU Madness: NVIDIA's Flagship 9800 GX2

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For quite a while now, the 8800 GTX and 8800 Ultra have been the fastest single GPU cards around. In spite of the fact that we haven't seen any faster single GPU solution introduced, it is only recently that the rest of the lineup has become compelling on either the NVIDIA or AMD front. Aiming high is a good thing for those who can afford it, but until the technology makes its way into cheaper products most of us won't see the benefit.


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i still think this card will start to burn up and then crash to it's death with all the other failed dual gpu's. if this rumored 4000 series comes out, it's the death of the 9800 series.
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Does fairly well however in that review posted here. My guess though is that it's no better than a couple of 8800GT's in SLI. Which happen to be cheaper together than one of those behemoths.

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What nVidia needs to do is produce a new 8800 series with extreme efforts to cooling because lets face it, the most popular games out TF2, HL2, CS 1.6/S to name I few (not a big PC RPG guy sorry) only require a single 8800GT or single 8800GTS to perform at peak speed. 100+ FPS is nice and all, but what is really the difference between that and 60-70 FPS? Price?
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