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Why I'm getting the 9800GTX:





source:http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=464489

Those results, and the price point of 299.00 for the eVGA 9800GTX on newegg is just incredible.
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Because its 300$ for only a few more FPS than your GT?

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Oh, and better cooling.
    
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Because its 300$ for only a few more FPS than your GT?

*Edit
Oh, and better cooling.
lol, it will own my 8800GT, hands down
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Why the heck does everyone use Crysis to gauge games? Is it even a good game?
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Why the heck does everyone use Crysis to gauge games? Is it even a good game?
it is one of the most demanding games out there atm. It stresses the hell out your Graphics card, and most mid-range to high end cards can only pull off maybe 20-35 fps on it.

It's a very graphics intensive game, and it uses a fair amount of cpu power as well.
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I just like the fact that Quad SLI is 1200 dollars and Triple SLI with 9800GTX's is 900.00 and they perform at roughly the same level.
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wow, you might wanna check this thread out.

that 9800GTX will be toast soon.

plus, realize that with that mobo you can't, correct me if I'm wrong, SLI those 9800s.

ATI is coming out with the 4870s in june and, though its a bit of a wait, they may be better off in the long run.
    
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yeah, you're right, I wont be able to SLI the 9800GTX. I just want a bit of an upgrade. I'll stick with eVGA 9800GTX that way I can use the stepup program for either the 9800GX2 or 9900GTX (GT200) if it comes out in June.

edit: this article also goes with that thread you just posted. All the more reason for the step-up program. http://www.vr-zone.com/articles/NVID...n_Q3/5684.html

Nonethless, the 9800GTX will own my 8800GT without a doubt for the time being
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It sure will own the 8800GT by the looks of it hehe
The 9800GTX isn't to expensive anyway so its worth it
 
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Two GTs for the price>98gtx
Edit-nvm did not look at your rig.
Go for it!
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