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Originally Posted by uberjon View Post
i soooo called this "move" a while back! it seemed so obvious. yet most people was just drooling over the 9800gx2 to realize it..
We all saw it coming. We all knew the GX2 was going to be a short-term flagship. In fact, the 9900 GTX is going to likely get quickly out-done by a 9900 Ultra.

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Yet another reason not to buy the 9800gtx!
One of the main reasons I am doing the step-up to the GX2 is because of the huge resale value. I am paying only $212 for a GX2, and a day before the 9900 GTX is released, I will sell my GX2 for $480 or $500.
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Should I really wait until the 9900 gtx or gt or would it be still good to have 2 9800 gx2's in my new rig, coming from someone who has been gaming with 2 6800 gt's for the past two years

*EDIT*
Will I see that much of a performance increase in waiting even longer for a 9900?
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post #43 of 67
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Should I really wait until the 9900 gtx or gt or would it be still good to have 2 9800 gx2's in my new rig, coming from someone who has been gaming with 2 6800 gt's for the past two years

*EDIT*
Will I see that much of a performance increase in waiting even longer for a 9900?
Nice repping the 6800
I suggest waiting until all lines of new graphics cards are available like the RV770 from AMD and these new 9 series cards from nVidia, but only if you would a) have the money to upgrade and b) have the patience. I am only suggesting this because these new cards will most likely have a greater increase in performance than the GX2 has. But it's up to you mon ami.
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post #44 of 67
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Originally Posted by Kamakazi View Post
That is a quote from the same article.

When will this GPU size madness end? Pretty soon we are all going to need to buy server racks just so we can get SLi. Why can't they learn from pretty much every other part in a PC, smaller is better.
Smaller isnt always better >.>

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post #45 of 67
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Smaller isnt always better >.>


There's no replacement for displacement


nVidia's quite shocked at ATI's latest offerings and is rushing stuff out the door. I forsee them releasing what would be the fastest GPU ever, but somehow fubaring it and crippling it so badly it equals a 2900XT..,.
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post #46 of 67
I paid a big premium to get my current hardware when it was cutting edge and even though there have been a few releases that have increased performance, the increases have been marginal at best. I am awaiting the next big thing, 8800 was it, 9800 is not it, perhaps the 9900 will be it; only time will tell. Tell ya what though I know I dont need any upgrades now because i can play all my games on max(the exception is crysis but i get acceptable framerates there too).
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Hmm kinda fast the 9800 GTX was released for like 5 days or watever. Now the 9800 GTX?



EDIT:!ATI IS DEAD!

Bloody fan boys.....

I think that nVidia is worried about them loosing market share to ATi as the whole US economy starts the slow and people start to spend less. That means that ATi will have a good position in the market as there cards still have performance for a good price.
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post #48 of 67
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I'm laughing with you.

I built this computer last summer, so there's no way I'm gonna rebuild it 1 year later. Maybe some people have plenty of money, or "generous vendors", to upgrade every time the hardware improves by 5%, but I don't.

I probably could buy like 1 computer every year, but it would be a waste. I'll save and/or spend the money elsewhere instead and wait for something significant. Maybe like 2000MHz DDR3 with Nehalem/Sandy Bridge and ATI HD 4/5 series or NVIDIA 10 series, or whatever these things end up being called. I'll probably get the itch to buy something sometime next year, but maybe not. We'll see what kind of things await us.
That is what newegg preferred accounts are for!
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post #49 of 67
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Probably grab Nehalem, DDR3, and 2x 9900GTX late this year.
Sounds like a plan! I'll probably just stick to one GFX card though.

I still think it was a little silly for nVidia to label their 9800GTX card as such, instead of 8900GTX. They were barely worth that title, IMO. All they did was use the second gen 8800 series core (G92) and attached it to smaller memory bus and smaller memory capacity. Come on.... seriously? lol.
    
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That is what newegg preferred accounts are for!
For sure, I use that, but I'll still wait for a significant performance boost.
    
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