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Should I drop $300 and upgrade to a 9800GTX or keep the ATi 2900XT that I'm running now?
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post #2 of 12
I would keep it as theres nothing wrong with the card you have right now. If you're going to upgrade, see what comes out this summer.
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Well 9800GTX is about 20% better but i dont see you need to upgrade until HD 4000 comes out. If you have the money to get a 9800GTX then better yose it to get a intel CPU + MB.
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Does it play your games satisfactorily? That's the criteria I'd use.
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Well, if you sold your 2900XT and then used that money to help pay for the 9800 GTX, then I'd say that would be a pretty good deal

Or you could play the waiting game and... wait...

IMO, I would go for the 9800 GTX. Awesome card, and you can OC it like crazy!
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post #6 of 12
id keep your current card, its a more than capable card, just hold out for a while.
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post #7 of 12
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Such a delima. HAHA! I probably don't need a new card. I just get bored every 6 months or so unless I do a major system upgrade and since I just redid my mobo and proc, well its time for a new GPU. I get good frame rates in all my games. But I am just never satisfied. Thanks for the input though!
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post #8 of 12
Keep the 2900XT for a month! (but prepare to sell it haha). By that time the uber HD4XXX series wil be out, and you will be DROOLING over it !
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Originally Posted by Spitphire View Post
Should I drop $300 and upgrade to a 9800GTX or keep the ATi 2900XT that I'm running now?
Is the card playing games you own at high enough settings to make you happy? If so, then no need to get a new card.
post #10 of 12
Odyn, umm nice imaginary rig
And you should keep the card you have unless you are made of money, the 9800 series is disappointing and isn't much of a step up from the 8800 series at all. (and your card competes with the 8800 series since it's basically a bigger die version of the HD3870)
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