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post #21 of 27
Your GTS really isn't keeping up? I'd say get a 3870X2 then, but if you are willing to pay for an expensive GX2, then get it.
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I would get an 8800GTS G92. It's better than the 9800GTX.
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post #23 of 27
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Originally Posted by sublime0 View Post
Get a 3870x2 or 9800GX2 whatever is cheaper they are close in performance.
Close performance in 3dmark you mean?
Gx2 will smoke the X2 in gaming. But cost way more.
My friend got the X2, he cant play Crysis with some AA on.
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post #24 of 27
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Close performance in 3dmark you mean?
Gx2 will smoke the X2 in gaming. But cost way more.
My friend got the X2, he cant play Crysis with some AA on.
The GX2 will smoke the x2 in real world gaming from what I have read but remember that price tag factor.

My x2 handles just about anything I throw at it at 1920x1200; the exception being Crysis. Now if I thought Crysis was actually a good game and not just a benchmark/bragging rights/e-peen thing then I would be concerned. Turns out I'm not.
post #25 of 27
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After seeing the numbers I personally think the 9800GTX is a heck of a card
Your knowledge of current 8 and 9 series cards is very limited then

The 9800GTX, as many people will tell you - is basically an 8800GTS [G92] with a slightly tweaked core and higher speeds

The 9800 series is the 8900 series...e.g nothing significantly new

Get the 3870X2
    
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post #26 of 27
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The GX2 will smoke the x2 in real world gaming from what I have read but remember that price tag factor.

My x2 handles just about anything I throw at it at 1920x1200; the exception being Crysis. Now if I thought Crysis was actually a good game and not just a benchmark/bragging rights/e-peen thing then I would be concerned. Turns out I'm not.
Ya i dont have Crysis so i wouldnt be getting a new gpu just for that game. i play CoD4, BioShock, Oblivion, Neverwinter Nights 2, etc. i would love to max the seettings on these games and my current 8800gts 640mb wont do it. the 9800gx2 is out of the question simply because it costs too much (in my opinion). will the 3870x2 run those games at max seetings?

also thanks for all the good info.
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Ya i dont have Crysis so i wouldnt be getting a new gpu just for that game. i play CoD4, BioShock, Oblivion, Neverwinter Nights 2, etc. i would love to max the seettings on these games and my current 8800gts 640mb wont do it. the 9800gx2 is out of the question simply because it costs too much (in my opinion). will the 3870x2 run those games at max seetings?

also thanks for all the good info.
what about later? you dont think a game will come out better quality than crysis?
If you dont care about the price, the Gx2 is the Best card out there right now.
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