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i would say 8800's if sli wasnt such a waste of money
You say that because you don't have an SLI board and you run a 19" monitor which probably tops out at 1400 * 900 yes?

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You say that because you don't have an SLI board and you run a 19" monitor which probably tops out at 1400 * 900 yes?

Back in the G80 days, SLI scaled anywhere between 30-50%. That's a waste of money in my book.
post #23 of 27
the saying " a waste of money" is very objective , some people will pay the extra $1000 for an extra 50mhz!

I mean look at cars , you get an Enzo Ferrari that cos $1.000.000 , but then you get the Enzo Ferrari FX , which...guess wot , weights an amazing 100pounds less!!!....and costs $100 thousand more!!!

but it reaches 0-60 in 0.1 seconds faster!!!
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well then thats ur oppinion that its a waste of cash......

the FACT is , its a faster card...... , which is better , the 8800ULTRA or the 9800GTX??...well , the ultra I think is a waste of cash , but its is a faster card than the 9800
Then whats your point. I know its slightly faster, I am saying its a waste of money.

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Back in the G80 days, SLI scaled anywhere between 30-50%. That's a waste of money in my book.
Except G80 is a thing of the past right now.

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the saying " a waste of money" is very objective , some people will pay the extra $1000 for an extra 50mhz!
Proof please.
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Back in the G80 days, SLI scaled anywhere between 30-50%. That's a waste of money in my book.
"Back in the G80 days"
It makes my wallet cringe every time things like that are said.

.. and i thought I was doing pretty good getting off my 7-series
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post #26 of 27
Get a single g92 GTS.. and if you feel you need more than that in the future.. then upgrade (to a second g92 gts) !!

I really liked my evga 8800gt SSC when i had it.. but i really do prefer the dual slot cooling and overclockability of the G92 GTS (not that the GT cannot OC well, i just feel more comfortable doing it with a dual slot cooler).

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8800GT SLI FTW. It will perform much better than a single 9800GTX for not much more cash.

If you do decide on a single card setup, I'd recommend the 8800GTS 512MB. Performs nearly the same as the 9800GTX for ~75 bucks less.
    
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