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Happened to get a great deal on an 8800gt..please help!

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I came across a really good deal for a new pair of 8800gt's for $129 a piece. I am building a brand new pc now and need the video cards. I was going to wait on the gtx280 and flop out the $650 but i found these 8800gt's for a really good price imo. Would you guys say it be a good idea to grab these 2 8800gt's for $260 total or should i wait and fork out the $650 for the new card....I want to get something soon, im dying to get my pc built asap so i wouldnt be waiting after the gtx280 release for a price drop lol. What do you guys think? Just honest opinions. Im more than will to pass up the offer for the gtx280 if its necessary. THANKS!


Hairston


Also I DO game on a 28 inch hanns g and its res is 1920x1200 which is what i game on mostly but 1600 res is decent i guess.
post #2 of 8
you should just wait and see what one gtx280 could do..or get the sli 8800gt now and resell it later if the single gtx280 blows the sli setup away.
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Anyone else have any recommendations?

Im leaning towards waiting on the gtx280 but i didnt know if this was a good deal or not.
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I think the 8800GTs in SLi should be up to the task at gaming at those resolutions. Either way if you do buy them and if the GTX 280 blows them out of the water you can still resell them for about the same price.
    
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post #5 of 8
get the 2x8800gt and then sell after new card comes out.
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Get 2 eVGA 8800s now, and Step Up to the GTX280 when it comes out.
    
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By the time the 280 comes out, $130 wil be a normal AR-type of price for an 8800GT.
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yeah those were xfx cards that I found. I think the EVGA'S were like $149, maybe a little less.
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