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post #1 of 26
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"What do you think I should get?"

260GTX OR a 2nd Superclocked 8800GT for SLI?

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2nd 8800GT, no question.
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"You seem pretty sure of yourself. Any other opinions?"

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yeah get another GT. 8800gt in SLI performs about the same as a 9800gx2? (correct me if im wrong) and a 9800GX2 is about as good as a GTX280
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I would wait until the first round of updated drivers for the 260 come out before making your decision, as of now, yes get a second gt, but all these reviews are using the first drivers and the 260 is only going to get better, the gt has been out for awhile now and its not going to get any faster.
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We haven't really seen solid benchmarks for the GTX 260. I would hold off for a little bit, like joe said.
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
I would wait until the first round of updated drivers for the 260 come out before making your decision, as of now, yes get a second gt, but all these reviews are using the first drivers and the 260 is only going to get better, the gt has been out for awhile now and its not going to get any faster.
thats what EVERYONE says about EVERY card and normally it doesn't happen.
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post #8 of 26
Get a HD4850 and sell the 8800GT. It would be around the same performance for about $100 depending on how much you can sell your card for. You'd use less power and could probably overclock higher too.
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get the 2nd GT and let the prices drop on the GTX280/260 before you make a move, the 8800GT is cheap now and SLI with them is more than enough for any game out atm.

I can't wait to get a new CPU (E8400 prolly) and unleash them further muahahahah!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
get the 2nd GT and let the prices drop on the GTX280/260 before you make a move, the 8800GT is cheap now and SLI with them is more than enough for any game out atm.

I can't wait to get a new CPU (E8400 prolly) and unleash them further muahahahah!
i agree, get another gt, i had my SLI setup getting almost 18000. Single 8800 got around 12500, so there was a significant increase. pm sent
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