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If someone was building a new system from scratch I could understand, but upgrading from a 9800 card is pretty stupid.
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post #12 of 39
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If someone was building a new system from scratch I could understand, but upgrading from a 9800 card is pretty stupid.
Yup
 
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post #13 of 39
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Agreed. They won't be outdated from a performance point of view only by their model number. The 8800GTX/Ultra are still the best single GPU on the market imo and nothing needs anything faster apart from stupid badly optimised Crysis. Not a single game in the forseable future needs more performance.

It's usually the case of upgrading for the sake of upgrading.
I for one will admit it to you all and myself that upgrading for the sake of upgrading is what it's all about. I have a q6600 and the only thing that takes advantage of it, is Prime95. I went from 2 8800 GTX to 2 8800 GTS and with the exception of Crysis, there isn't a game out there that I can't max out to the fullest... +1 for you.
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post #14 of 39
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I for one will admit it to you all and myself that upgrading for the sake of upgrading is what it's all about. I have a q6600 and the only thing that takes advantage of it, is Prime95. I went from 2 8800 GTX to 2 8800 GTS and with the exception of Crysis, there isn't a game out there that I can't max out to the fullest... +1 for you.
thats the thing everyone would say that they wont need to upgrade but when the siny new stuff comes out it become very hard not t jump on the wagon and grab some new hardware
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thats the thing everyone would say that they wont need to upgrade but when the siny new stuff comes out it become very hard not t jump on the wagon and grab some new hardware
Yes, this is something that afflicts many. Just because a new thing comes out the one it replaced is suddenly obselete. It's basic psychology, if it's newer it's better and Nvidia are playing this card a lot lately.
 
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9900 is the way to go.. It has 10.1 and will probably 'fix' any hardware issues they found with the 9800s.

No reason to upgrade to 9800GX2 or 9800GTX unless you have a 7 series card or something.
I'm more anticipating the HD4k series. Comes out sooner and i'm betting it will be more powerful if the rumors of GT200 being G92 based.
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GOD STOP COMING OUT WITH NEW CARDS EVERY 3 WEEKS! Evertime i wana shoot for getting the best theres always something new.
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I for one will admit it to you all and myself that upgrading for the sake of upgrading is what it's all about. I have a q6600 and the only thing that takes advantage of it, is Prime95. I went from 2 8800 GTX to 2 8800 GTS and with the exception of Crysis, there isn't a game out there that I can't max out to the fullest... +1 for you.
Why'd you downgrade from the GTX's to the GTS's?
    
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Why'd you downgrade from the GTX's to the GTS's?
He probably made money, he could of sold his GTX's for 400-450 and bought the the GTS's for ~300
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I've been playing the waiting game for 3 months now and if I keep "waiting" I will never have a new PC. I'll just get either 2x 9800GX2 or Tri-SLI some 9800GTX's.
    
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