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I actually want a new monitor but I am not sure if paying the extra cash for a 1920 x 1200 is worth it. I have never had experience with a bigger monitor that the 22" Acer that I own. Is the picture quality and gaming improvement significant ??
If you go with a 1920x1200 monitor go with GTX SLi the memory bus and 768mb of RAM will help with smoothness. Ive played on a my friends gateway 24incher and its awesome well compared to me dell 19" anything is awesome
post #12 of 17
Get GTS if you are a money luver lol. If ur a money waster get GX2 but the size of the card might be too big. For price and performance I suggest you get 1 x HD 3870 X2 for 400-500 dollars on newegg but too bad ur motherboard is a SLI.
ALso talking about the nForce 790i only get that if ur planning to do 3 way sli or else its a complete waste of money.
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I don't know about your experiences but a 512mb G92 core card didn't really cut it for me at 1680 * 1050. I was getting stuttering in COD4 when I didn't on my GTX.


It wont hold you out for long either.

In my opinion, go for two 8800GTS G92's for some awesome power but great value.

The G92's in SLI look like the better choice. Moreover I believe they overclock well. I am not going to sell my current monitor. So i guess I will stick with the 8800GTS G92.

I dont think using a 8800GTX SLI will make a difference at my resolution.
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My two new GTX's will be in my rig in about a week so how about I let you know how I get on, as I game at 1680 * 1050.
Please do let me know. Send me a PM if you can. Its going to be at least a week before I start ordering stuff for my new rig.
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Don't SLI.

And I suggest one 9800GTX.
Yes! I concur.

As mentioned, getting an SLI board will cost like $100 extra. With the cheapest SLI cards costing $450-$500 for two, you're looking at $550-$600, but that's too much.

I game at 1680*1050, and my 8800GTX handles anything like a champ. Since 9800GTX > 8800GTX, and the 9800GTX will be retailing for $300-$350, it will be a total win for you.
    
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Yes! I concur.

As mentioned, getting an SLI board will cost like $100 extra. With the cheapest SLI cards costing $450-$500 for two, you're looking at $550-$600, but that's too much.

I game at 1680*1050, and my 8800GTX handles anything like a champ. Since 9800GTX > 8800GTX, and the 9800GTX will be retailing for $300-$350, it will be a total win for you.
This is kinda stupid but some 9800GTX cards will be released at 512 MB WTH and some at 1 GB LOL!! If ur getting dual graphics don't do sli get crossfire cuz sli doesn't support "every game" and crossfire "does".
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1680x1050, then go GTS SLI. you can get the cards for around $250 each and they will beat GTX in SLI at that res in every test. The only place the GTX in SLI fare better is the highest res on say a 24" monitor.

GX2 is a waste of money plain and simple. Its not as fast in comparison to GTS SLI (its really just 2 downclocked GTS on the same PCB) and is about $100 more
Not really. In open-world games, the GTX SLI will do better with the 768MB memory. GTS SLI will get higher FPS, but GTX SLI will see way less stuttering.
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