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I can get the 9800GTX for a decent price of $250. Or should I wait for the 4850?
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you should wait the new cards are coming in 1 week for benches to see which one is better
    
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I play at a resolution at 1280x1024, think the 9800GTX is a overkill? Would I be better off getting a 8800GT?
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Originally Posted by Oblivion77 View Post
I play at a resolution at 1280x1024, think the 9800GTX is a overkill? Would I be better off getting a 8800GT?
what games you play?
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Age of Conan, nothing really super graphically intense. I don't play FPS.
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Why a 4850 and not a 4870?
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Originally Posted by Oblivion77 View Post
I play at a resolution at 1280x1024, think the 9800GTX is a overkill? Would I be better off getting a 8800GT?
I play at the same resolution and I think that card is a bit overkill.
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post #8 of 12
between the 8800gt and 9800gtx for that res i would just get the 8800 and save some money.


wait and see what the 4850 does.
   
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post #9 of 12
a 8800GT 256MB should serve you well. Neweegg has it on sale for 80 something after rebate. It comes with COD4 too. You can sell the game for 25. So you end up paying like 60 something with shipping.
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^ i can agree with that... and CoD 4 is a GREAT game
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