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8800gtx wont stop selling right?

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Im rebuilding my pc and im adding another 8800gtx but in a month or two. It wont stop sellin or increase in price by then right? The Ultras arent on sale on the egg anymore! Im thinkin of adding a gtx and then another later for tri-sli when i upgrade to a 790i.
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They'll always be on eBay mate!
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They really shouldn't have given it the "GTX" sub-name since it's predecessor seems to be the better card; especially at higher resolutions. It's cool, my GTX has that muscle car appeal now. Old-school, not efficient, but flies!
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Yea Im thinking of getting a 2nd GTX and running them in SLI until they release the 9900 series. They seem a bit rare (and pricey) though.
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How bout you guys sell the 8800 GTX's and step up to a 9800 GTX since they are nearly the same price. lol
    
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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
How bout you guys sell the 8800 GTX's and step up to a 9800 GTX since they are nearly the same price. lol
Because in some benches the 9800 actually performs the same (or worse) than the 8800. Selling off my 8800 to pay extra $$ for a 9800 doesnt make sense. The weak point with the 9800's is they only have 512mb of RAM. I'd rather see how 2 x 768mb RAM in SLi performs
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post #7 of 8
I sold both GTX's on eBay recently and I the difference between what I got and what a 9800GTX goes for isn't that much. If you have a hi-res monitor and and 8800GTX, side stepping into another card just because you can seems a little silly.
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Originally Posted by MNiceGuy View Post
They really shouldn't have given it the "GTX" sub-name since it's predecessor seems to be the better card; especially at higher resolutions. It's cool, my GTX has that muscle car appeal now. Old-school, not efficient, but flies!
What? I hope you mean at higher resolutions the 8800GTX wins.
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