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post #1 of 16
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Like the title says my step up expires in 15 days. The new GTX260 comes out the 26th of this month. Is it worth stepping up from my 9800gtx to the 260 or should I just keep and get another when the price drops?
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post #2 of 16
Id just keep what you have, unless you were stepping up to a 280.
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post #3 of 16
Depending on the retail price of your 9800GTX, I think it would be worth it.
    
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post #4 of 16
I think the GTX 260 is actually a good deal, so I say do it. How much did you pay for your 9800GTX? Even with the price drop, you will probably spend more on getting a second 9800 for SLI.
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post #5 of 16
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When I got the 9800 it was like 330 but has dropped to 270 on Newegg right now. I'm not sure what the price for the 260 will be yet though. If I can step up for less than a new 9800 I think I will but SLi is so tempting and I'll get more performance in SLi
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post #6 of 16
price for the 260 is $399-$449 i that right?
    
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post #7 of 16
Maybe you should wait for price drops of the 9800GTX and get another one for SLI.
 
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post #8 of 16
I would step up

I am with BFG and i they will only let me step up to the GX2 $599 or the GTX 280 $699 but no GTX 260, so $600 to BFG and two 280s for me, i have 60 days left to complete the tradeup.
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post #9 of 16
BFG has a stepup program too ?????
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by tjharlow View Post
BFG has a stepup program too ?????
Yup... It's also 10 days longer than evga's 90 day step up.

-EDIT-

@ OP,

Considering you only have a 19" monitor the upgrade is completely unwarranted. You're better off saving up for a 24" monitor and waiting till the next cycle of high end cards or at least waiting to see what the 4870 x2 has to offer as well as 55nm GT200.
Edited by MasterKromm - 6/18/08 at 8:17am
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