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post #11 of 16
i would say save the pennies and go for the new cards... But, if you aren't going to go higher than 19", you ought to be fine with that card... I'm fine with the card @ 22", so...

SLI is always nice, though, esp for bragging rights

oh, where are you? be easier to let us know so we can help price things for you.
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post #12 of 16
i would say save the pennies and go for the new cards... But, if you aren't going to go higher than 19", you ought to be fine with that card... I'm fine with the card @ 22", so...

SLI is always nice, though, esp for bragging rights

oh, where are you? be easier to let us know so we can help price things for you.
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post #13 of 16
SLI is not worth it until you get to 1680x1050 or higher.
 
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post #14 of 16
Don't go SLI with only a 19". I can run Crysis on Very High 15-30 fps with my 8800GT, and that's the most gpu-intensive game out right now.
post #15 of 16
If you're gaming on a 19", yeah a single 8800GT will be just fine
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post #16 of 16
Or you could go for a higher end single card if you wished. Its another option to open to you.
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