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I disagree. (having owned 8800gtx and many others..). The 8800gtx scales the best in sli at resolutions higher than 1680x1050 as a result of its larger ram.

Depends on monitor size and what res you run.

there are cases where an 8800gtx is faster than a 9800gtx.
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Originally Posted by hairston630 View Post
Yes, Ive considered this route myself, but I hear that the ultras performed better in tri-sli for crysis than the 9800gtx tri-sli. Is that true or sound true?
Not bashing or anything, but in my opinion upgrading video cards just to TRY playing Crysis maxed out is very stupid since the game was poorly coded.


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I disagree. (having owned 8800gtx and many others..). The 8800gtx scales the best in sli at resolutions higher than 1680x1050 as a result of its larger ram.

Depends on monitor size and what res you run.

there are cases where an 8800gtx is faster than a 9800gtx.
I agree there are cases that the 8800GTX can outperform, but one of the main reason I went ahead and bought an 9800GTX was because back then it was newer and cheaper than the 88'.
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Not bashing or anything, but in my opinion upgrading video cards just to TRY playing Crysis maxed out is very stupid since the game was poorly coded.
No, i take no offense by that. You are correct. Is it really that its coded so bad as to why it takes so much to run it?. Ive heard mixed reviews on that and didnt know for sure.
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Not bashing or anything, but in my opinion upgrading video cards just to TRY playing Crysis maxed out is very stupid since the game was poorly coded.




I agree there are cases that the 8800GTX can outperform, but one of the main reason I went ahead and bought an 9800GTX was because back then it was newer and cheaper than the 88'.
True it was cheaper. Now not so much.
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True it was cheaper. Now not so much.
yeah the 8800gtx is $269 at newegg. Thats cheaper than the 9800's.
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there were a few $269.99 9800s at newegg fo a few days, not anymore. Although theres still a Zotac priced at $274.99 after MIR
    
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