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If you had the option to buy a brand new in box still shrinkwrapped eVGA 8800GTS G92 512MB for less than $200 shipped would you do it? Also, would there be any improvement over my 8800GT SSC's in this card?
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If its the one card vs. your SLI setup, no...the SLI setup would win. If you're talking single card vs. single card, they'd be really close, but stock clocks the GTS would win, barely. I'd say just keep what you've got for now.
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Yeah I know it can't compete against my SLI but just wondering if it would do better than 1 of these cards and if so, maybe I should invest in 2. I read somewhere that their G92 GPU's are cherry picked to go into the GTS because they can clock higher than any G92 in an 8800GT
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The GTS is better than the GT while SLI gt's is better than a single GTS (duh) The GTS will OC better (I rarely look at stock clocks as I OC my GFX cards anyways) If you can get 2, there isn't much that won't play on SLI'd GTS's.

I would probably hold off unless you know someone who needs one or have an outlet to sell it for a bit of $$.
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lol well I don't have to worry about that. I've never sold any of my computer parts. I buy but I don't sell unless it's something that's brand new that I've never used ever. Hmmm....I think some pondering is in order.
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well dude if you do decide to actually buy the graphics cards i will be more then happy to buy one of the old ones off of you. as im need of some cheap good parts quick. this machine that im using is so **** the buffer fills up in no time. and im missing COD4:
    
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post #7 of 10
I think 2 GTS's will keep you going for quite a while. Essentially the same as the 9800GTX with a lower price tag.
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Okay I decided against buying it. Thanks for the input guys.
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I still see no reason to upgrade from two GT's to be honest. The performance difference doesn't justify the upgrade to me.
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post #10 of 10
I was in the same posistion a couple of days ago. I was going to step up to dual 9800gtx's and I just hoenstly don't think i could validate it.
    
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