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I just went into town to see if they have any 280GTX in stock, Dubai is really slow with computer tech...normally takes a month for all the good stuff to arrive but I went into one shop and they have the XFX 280GTX for 2700 dirhams...thats 380 quid!

I'd buy but I'm going on holiday tonight, goddam holiday!
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post #2 of 10
I caved and bought one on Newegg last night (XFX with Assassins Creed bundled).
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Yea i just got back from dubai. Bought me an X48-DQ6! Damn i didnt see that 280GTX! Which shop was that Joeking78? I think i'll wait for the 4870x2s to come out though! I have the same memory as you (Corsairs) but a single 8800gtx and a regular q6600. Hows the board overclocking-wise? Im heading back to pakistan soon where my pc lies so i have like another week or two before i find out first hand.
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post #4 of 10
It is tempting until you realize mostly everything above an 8800GTS/GT and 3870 is overkill for most people!
post #5 of 10
I'd hold out tbh £380 is a lot of money, I can't justify spending that much on a card, especially when some current SLi/CF solutions cost less and perform better. Apparently the 55nm revisions should be cheaper, cheaper to produce etc. And should offer more performance for your cash.
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
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It is tempting until you realize mostly everything above an 8800GTS/GT and 3870 is overkill for most people!

Why does everyone with a tiny monitor keep saying this? Shaaddup already.
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When did 22" monitors become tiny?
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When I got my Samsung
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by ignite View Post
It is tempting until you realize mostly everything above an 8800GTS/GT and 3870 is overkill for most people!
It only becomes... a little overkill once you go SLi/CrossFire...
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by ignite View Post
It is tempting until you realize mostly everything above an 8800GTS/GT and 3870 is overkill for most people!
Have you ever played Oblivion with only a few major texture mods?
It needs some major power.
    
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