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thats about 40 dollars more than what i paid for my 8800gts 320mb last august, so I'd say that's a pretty good price, even if it's in USD. rep+ for lins
But for the price/performance ratio, it doesn't seem too pretty
Even fro a single card, like the GTX280, its fast for a single card, but you can buy a GX2 for cheaper and get the exact same performance...
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I think i might put three of these in SLI maybe 2 to start.
   
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I just think GTX260 doesnt seem like a good upgrade from 8 series.
I'd look again
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I'd ditch that card and go for the 8800GTS 512mb: http://fxvideocards.com/ZOTAC-GeForc...d-p-16280.html

It's way cheaper, and still delivers exceptional performance.
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I think I'll pass
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Why does everyone worry about how much these cards cost? If you have an 8800+ gpu there is really no reason to upgrade IMO. I will upgrade when games come out that actually need the power and do physics on the cards. Until then my 8800gt will serve me well and there are no games out atm that I need a better graphics card for. By the time I need one of these cards, the price will have dropped anyways.
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That's only the pre-order price. It'll surely come down once the official HD4870 benchies are out.
    
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post #18 of 26
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Why does everyone worry about how much these cards cost? If you have an 8800+ gpu there is really no reason to upgrade IMO. I will upgrade when games come out that actually need the power and do physics on the cards. Until then my 8800gt will serve me well and there are no games out atm that I need a better graphics card for. By the time I need one of these cards, the price will have dropped anyways.
Exactly! Considering nothing really crushes my SLI set up, which cost less than the one card in this thread I will stick with this for a while.
    
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Why does everyone worry about how much these cards cost? If you have an 8800+ gpu there is really no reason to upgrade IMO. I will upgrade when games come out that actually need the power and do physics on the cards. Until then my 8800gt will serve me well and there are no games out atm that I need a better graphics card for. By the time I need one of these cards, the price will have dropped anyways.
right with you on that one. even my 9600gt plays almost any game maxed at 1680x1050 with SOME sort of AA and AF and that's with a dual core as well,(albeit a fairly fast dual core).

and please don't ANYONE say that i can't play crysis maxed because that game is moot imo.

when every single new game out there brings my PC to its knees at medium settings THEN it might be time to upgrade, but until then i'm happy thank you very much.
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2x 4850's = 379$

http://fxvideocards.com/Sapphire-HD-...0-p-16386.html
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