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1) Should I reformat my hard drive when I install the card? I personally think that's kind of ridiculous.... but whatever.

2) Which set of drivers should I use, and what should I use to clean out my 8800GTX drivers?

3) Can I put a 6-pin PCI connector in the 8-pin slot? I've heard of this working before, but I'm hesitant.

4) HOW FREAKING LONG DOES EVGA's STEP UP TAKE???!?!?!?!?!

and I stepped up because the 9800GX2 outperforms the Ultra (or so I've read) for like 200 bucks less. I wanted to get an ultra, but when i bought the GTX it practically broke me. now it's like 40-50 bucks more to get the performance of an Ultra

so don't ask why I stepped up, and don't flame me if you disagree with that decision.


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1. You don't need to reformat.
2. You clean out you old drivers and download the 9800Gx2 drivers from nvidia.com
3. I think you can, yes.
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I agree with your decision and I don't know about Evga's step up, I would always try to resell the card somewhere else before.
    
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