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So my friend offered me about $350 or maybe a little more for my 8800gtx in june. Now i was going to deny the offer because it doesnt look like the 9 series is to promising, although i though that i could possibly take the 350 and put it towards 2 8800gt cards and then sli them. would a pair of sli 8800gt cards be a significant improvement from my 8800gtx, especially with them both overclocked quite a bit. Would the 8800gt cards future proof my system for a little bit longer than the gtx? and does it make a difference that i am on a 1900x1200 resolution?
post #2 of 11
A single GT is almost as good as a GTX... 2 of them would blow it away.
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Yeah, a single GT is nearly on par with a GTX. If it doesn't cost you much to go SLI than it would be worth it.
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post #4 of 11
Why don't you just get another GTX and SLI them?
They were going for something like $360.00 (after rebate) on NewEgg.
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Because instead of spending another $300+, he's like exchanging his GTX for two GT's.
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post #6 of 11
It's a much better deal.. but you had better jump on that offer from you friend!!
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post #7 of 11
That would be a significant upgrade. Do it
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So my friend offered me about $350 or maybe a little more for my 8800gtx in june. Now i was going to deny the offer because it doesnt look like the 9 series is to promising, although i though that i could possibly take the 350 and put it towards 2 8800gt cards and then sli them. would a pair of sli 8800gt cards be a significant improvement from my 8800gtx, especially with them both overclocked quite a bit. Would the 8800gt cards future proof my system for a little bit longer than the gtx? and does it make a difference that i am on a 1900x1200 resolution?
it would be benificial. you would need both to be the 512mb version at that high of a resoultions
post #9 of 11
Sell it...Sell it now, Newegg has a gtx for 320 after rebate http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143080
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post #10 of 11
2x 8800gt's would be good.

Unless you game at high resolutions.
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