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I am looking to upgrade to new video card in the near future. Which one of these would I benefit from most? I am leaning towards the ATI card right now, since it seems to offer the best price/performance ratio and I would rather not get the GX2. Am I wrong? Or should i just wait it out for the next batch of GPU's? Thank in advance.
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What resolution do you play on.
    
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Get a 3870x2 or 9800GX2 whatever is cheaper they are close in performance.
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What resolution do you play on.
1680x1050
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I am looking to upgrade to new video card in the near future. Which one of these would I benefit from most? I am leaning towards the ATI card right now, since it seems to offer the best price/performance ratio and I would rather not get the GX2. Am I wrong? Or should i just wait it out for the next batch of GPU's? Thank in advance.
i'd say get the ATI 3870x2. Save up ur cash till jully and then buy the 9900GX2 w/the GT200 core ftw! well hopefully ftw.
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After seeing the numbers I personally think the 9800GTX is a heck of a card, and it wont cost you a fortune. Then you can upgrade to a 9900 in July.
    
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i'd say get the ATI 3870x2. Save up ur cash till jully and then buy the 9900GX2 w/the GT200 core ftw! well hopefully ftw.

i like that "hopefully" you threw in at the end there.
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I am looking to upgrade to new video card in the near future. Which one of these would I benefit from most? I am leaning towards the ATI card right now, since it seems to offer the best price/performance ratio and I would rather not get the GX2. Am I wrong? Or should i just wait it out for the next batch of GPU's? Thank in advance.
For $400. either 3807x2 or 2x G92 G8800GTS is a good option based on price/performance but you have mars so yes, 3870X2 is the option.
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Dont mean to hi jack but I have the 8800 GT and a Crossfire ready board. Should I ditch the 8800GT and go 3870 x2 or just stick to my 8800GT?
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The 8800GT will work fine in your board (as far as I know), however you can't run two of them on it. Single card it should be fine.
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