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Im wondering if I should buy another graphics card.

At the minute I have the XFX 8800GTS 640mb which overclocks to 710/1100

Dabs are selling the same card but the alfa dog edition for £130 ($260)

Do you think I should buy one or is their no point?
    
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post #2 of 21
Nope.

If u want to SLI buy 2 8800gts 512 way better performance then two 8800gts 640mb g80.

However the cost may be a issue.

Or Even x2 9600gt would > 2 8800gts 640mb
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Trade the card for a G92 GTS, best option right there
    
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EVGA|780i A1|600 FSB Capable! LOL u wish
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I not up to speed of the gain from SLI, but I would say go for it..
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Yeh but its £130, I already have one gts 640mb.

I know I could probably sell my gts for like £130 and then spend £120 and get 2 9600GT's but what gains would I geT?#

Why would I want to trade it for a G92...my flatmate has on and the fps difference isnt even worth debating...
    
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I not up to speed of the gain from SLI, but I would say go for it..
It all depends on the resolution.

So 1680x1050 and higher is when SLi is worth it.
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post #8 of 21
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Well my new monitor will run at ^^ res.
Now im wondering whether I should try n sell my card for £150 and pay anufa £180 and get a 9800gx2 from this guy

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/eVGA-nVidia-Ge...QQcmdZViewItem
    
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I run 2 3870's in crossfire and see the advantage in that, but was not sure SLI gives the same, more or less..
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
It all depends on the resolution.

So 1680x1050 and higher is when SLi is worth it.
Yea.
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