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aright here's the situation im thinking about buying a new graphics solution in a bout a week or so

here's my choices so far
8800gts (g92) sli
9800gtx sli
1 9800 gx2
or wait until the new ati cards come out

as far as im concerned the money i don't think is an issue but i've seen that the 9800gtx sli'd is better in some of the benchmarks i've seen

however the motherboards that most of these tests are run on operate the sli at full speed on both pcie slots. As with mine mine is only x16 on one and x8 on the other so will i see much of a difference if i sli the two 9800 gtx or 8800 gts ?
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grab a GX2 for $479 and be done with it http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...562&CatId=3669
Edited by microman - 6/15/08 at 3:08pm
    
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Get GTX280 if the price is good on launch, if not get the 9800GX2.
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thanks for your replies guys + rep
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Yeah as above says get the X2 Card, Save you space in PC, Wish i did instead of 2 8800GTs.Also need Higher PSU as the 500w wont cut it.Mybe youll aslo save a few £$ with a x2 card also.Go for it.
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Get a 9800GX2, you'll love it.
 
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