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Hey guys.....im gettin soo damn irritated , cant make up my mind...

I can either get a 9800GX2 , or a 8800GTS (SLI aint an option)....

soo should I save my cash and get a 8800 , or get the 9800? , or is it stupid getting an 8800 now , and rather wait for the 9800GTX which will be better , but a bit more pricey......

the prices of these cards from where I live are as follows :

9800GX2 $1000
8800GTS $500


i know...very expensive , thats life here in sunny south africa.....


anyways , is the 8800 a stupid buy atm?
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post #2 of 8
I would save your cash and just get the GTS. It's plenty fast for todays games and really those prices are insane.
post #3 of 8
Aslong as its the GTS w/ 512mb then its not a stupid buy, just the price is stupid. Dang those prices are so crazy, I would find someone who lives in the US to buy it and send it to you after paying them.
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i really dont want to upgrade in 5 months time....if a 8800GTS is suffiecient then ill definitly get it , but if within 4 months it cant play games at max settings @ 1280*1024 (cept crysis) then would take the GX2.....
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post #5 of 8
go with the gx2 for longevity. no question.
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1280*1024 res gaming on a 9800gx2 would be a huge overkill,8800gts should do fine at that res for at least a year.
    
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post #7 of 8
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k kewl , 8800GTS it is!

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Hey guys.....im gettin soo damn irritated , cant make up my mind...

I can either get a 9800GX2 , or a 8800GTS (SLI aint an option)....

soo should I save my cash and get a 8800 , or get the 9800? , or is it stupid getting an 8800 now , and rather wait for the 9800GTX which will be better , but a bit more pricey......

the prices of these cards from where I live are as follows :

9800GX2 $1000
8800GTS $500


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anyways , is the 8800 a stupid buy atm?
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