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Ok. so i'm not sure if i'll be in Europe when the time comes to Step Up... so the temptation to step up to an 8800GTS 512 now calls...

should i wait? if i do, i'd have to find someone who can actually ship out the card on the due time, and recieve the new card for me, and i'm not sure if i can find someone who will that... Not to mention that i don't know if any new and good cards will be coming by the time i have to Step Up.

I've got 89 days remaining on my Step Up timer...
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Where will you be in 80-90 days then?
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back home, in southern africa... I just stay in the UK during uni time
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How much is the 8800GT to 8800GTS Step Up for you?

You just got your 8800GT yesterday? Would it be cheaper to just return it and get a 8800GTS?
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I would just wait to be honest. The difference between a GT and GTS really isn't that much.
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Originally Posted by TnB= Gir View Post
I would just wait to be honest. The difference between a GT and GTS really isn't that much.
agreed, my friend has gts 512's, aside form that we have literally identical systems. I can BARELY tell a difference. Aside from crysis: nothing.
    
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How much is the 8800GT to 8800GTS Step Up for you?

You just got your 8800GT yesterday? Would it be cheaper to just return it and get a 8800GTS?
I don't know if it'd be cheaper - i don't know how much the upgrade will cost... (not sure how to check without submitting the Step Up request)
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
I don't know if it'd be cheaper - i don't know how much the upgrade will cost... (not sure how to check without submitting the Step Up request)
Subtract your purchase price from the 8800GTS MSRP (€359). Add in shipping costs.
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it'll cost nearly double the price of the card... but then i paid something like 130 euros for my card when converted from pounds...

why is there such a massive discreptancy?
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