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I cant wait to upgrade my 9800GTX with the stepup program in about 2 weeks so Soon I will have those 280!!
    
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I cant wait to upgrade my 9800GTX with the stepup program in about 2 weeks so Soon I will have those 280!!
No offense, but you're upgrading from one pointless card to, so far what appears to be, an even more pointless card, not to mention more expensive
    
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They're saying an 8-pin and 6-pin for the GT280. Is there some kind of adapter for those folks who have two 6-pin pci-e plugs?

The more I think about that the less it makes sense. I guess it's the GT260 or a new power supply.
Probably only afford the 260 anyway
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They're saying an 8-pin and 6-pin for the GT280. Is there some kind of adapter for those folks who have two 6-pin pci-e plugs?

The more I think about that the less it makes sense. I guess it's the GT260 or a new power supply.
Probably only afford the 260 anyway
There are adapters to do so but stability is an issue.
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So is the 280 just not worth getting when compared to the GX2? That's what I'm getting from all these articles, that it's not worth the extra money for not much more performance.

It's shocking.
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No offense, but you're upgrading from one pointless card to, so far what appears to be, an even more pointless card, not to mention more expensive
I agree, but thats why I have went for nVIDIA instead of any other brand for the step up program. Myself, I love computers so upgrading those Video cards will be a treat for me lol , and I have the money to spend on them
    
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I agree, but thats why I have went for nVIDIA instead of any other brand for the step up program. Myself, I love computers so upgrading those Video cards will be a treat for me lol , and I have the money to spend on them
Even if you have the money to upgrade, wouldn't you rather get a new monitor or something?

I guess if 5 whole FPS is worth it then sure...
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Even if you have the money to upgrade, wouldn't you rather get a new monitor or something?

I guess if 5 whole FPS is worth it then sure...
and getting Vantage and 3dmark06 score up aswell
    
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and getting Vantage and 3dmark06 score up aswell
Is there any real life benefit to that though?
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Hah, I am going to upgrade from my 9800GTX SLI to a single 260, then when I get more moneys another 260

w00t for money management!

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Is there any real life benefit to that though?
e-penis
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