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well what I meant to say is a game like Crysis with the same kinda requirements, Crysis isnt like the best game or something like that but you know aht I am saying I used Crysis as an example because as far as I know it is sorta the one that cards are tested by other than testing tools, I see it a lot in reviews of cards

but I know 2 X1950's wont be better than 1 8800 but will it be noticeable, I havent ever had 2 cards before so I am kinda new to this and it all sounds kinda crazy to have to get more cards for gaming (video editing/encoding for sure)

really does getting 2 cards double everything or just increase it like 25-50%
Well crossfire does scale better than SLI I've heard. However it WILL NOT be a 100% increase, it'll be like anywhere between 20-70% difference.
 
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If you want a card that can generally run any game you throw at it with decent settings on Crysis, and with max settings on most games at that resolution may I recommend:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130339

The 9800GTX 512mb will do the job. It is $299.99 so 50 under your maximum and well...as I said before will do the job. My 2 cents.
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$350!? 2x8800GT 512!!!! you could just get one. i would only spend around $80 or so on another x1950. anymore than $80 is too much.
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