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i want to get a top notch darn good graphics card. i've been looking around and have a few ideas. price limit is prob like 300-350 MAX. whats going to give me good picture on a high res when i get my 22" samsung. and possibly even bigger than that. i mainly just app/web program and i game ALOT. stuff like COD4, oblivion, diablo, AA, etc. any suggestions? i prob won't get it for a few months like june/july and something new might come out between now and then.
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There are two options here:
Get a pair of 8800GT's or 8800GTS's (G92) in SLI. Awesome performance for not too much money. If you take rebates into consideration, a pair of these will cost you $339.98 after rebate:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134037

The second option is to get an 9800GTX or maybe an 8800GTX.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...e=3055%3A20548

That way, you have the option to upgrade to SLI in the future (but I think SLI-ed 8800GTS's will outperform a single 9800GTX or 8800GTX by quite a bit.)
    
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Yeah, dual 8800GTS 512 is your best option. If you're waiting until july, I heard there might be some new ones coming out, but I dont know much about that.
    
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those 8800gts g92 i had in mind. i've been wanting them and thats a huge price drop plus an added rebate i never saw before. speaking of rebates i have to rebate my ram soon.
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