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post #11 of 19
If their prices are USD, then their WAY too high.
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So that means the new GTX 280 and 260 are high end, 9800GTX is mid range, and 9800GT is low range?!? What does that make the 9600GT? I wonder if it could be due to yield issues of the new core.
    
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I found my 8800GT to be as good a card as I had ever tried up to that point...I'm not real big on gaming but I tried a few demanding games on it and it worked great why wouldn't it work on those same games 6 months later?. This obsession and falacy of new=better is wearing on the e-nerve.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
I found my 8800GT to be as good a card as I had ever tried up to that point...I'm not real big on gaming but I tried a few demanding games on it and it worked great why wouldn't it work on those same games 6 months later?. This obsession and falacy of new=better is wearing on the e-nerve.
One of the most intelligent and rational statments I have read so far.

Everyone thinks just because its new lets get it *Cough*VISTA*cough*.

Honestly, guys the 8800gt is the best price/performance ratio. The card is allows you to play older games as well as newer games. This card won't be out-dated for a while not for another 4 years. Hell have you seen any game which uses dx10 fully? no because there aren't any games which use it LOL.

Its the best card that NVIDIA have released.
post #15 of 19
Hmmm.... this is an interesting strategy. One benefit of this is video card prices for the G92 will fall (i.e. 8800GT went from $300 to $140). This would encourage SLI and maybe help NVIDIA chipset sales.
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
I found my 8800GT to be as good a card as I had ever tried up to that point...I'm not real big on gaming but I tried a few demanding games on it and it worked great why wouldn't it work on those same games 6 months later?. This obsession and falacy of new=better is wearing on the e-nerve.
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Im fine with this. My 8800GTX will have lasted me even longer
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid
I found my 8800GT to be as good a card as I had ever tried up to that point...I'm not real big on gaming but I tried a few demanding games on it and it worked great why wouldn't it work on those same games 6 months later?. This obsession and falacy of new=better is wearing on the e-nerve.
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LMAO!!!!

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post #19 of 19
So when would the best time to buy an 8800GT be? I might be in the market for one...
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