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What the 9800GX2 is as good as 2 x 8800GT, I didnt even realize that,Looking forward to my new power supply in a few weeks then.And you say mybe even as good as a GTX280,Thats supprised me.Is this really true?Anyway if it is then you learn somat new each day is a true saying
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post #12 of 26
Was going to post this question, but found this old post!
So is running 2 x 8800gt still better than one 260gtx?
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post #13 of 26
Yeah, it's still just as good. Cheaper also.

I run 2 9600gt's and they are about the same as 2 8800gt's. I get about the same 3dmark06 score as a 260gtx (16500).

With that being said, all games don't support SLI so in those cases having the 260gtx would be beneficial.
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post #14 of 26
Just get the GTX260 and add another one at some point..

btw Are you guys sure that 8800GT SLI is better than 9800GX2?
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Thanks lads, then i'll get a GTX260 and give my 8800gt to my nipper
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Id be more than happy to match my 8800's vs a GX2...

I know we SLI_Maniac n Me) did a thread a while back matching my setup with the exact same (Q6600 @ 3.4 + 2x2gb ram on 750i) and ran a bunch of tests with a 260GTX and 8800GT PhysX on one and 2 8800GT's in SLI in the other and the test results were pretty much similar, he had a small increase performance.

10acjed-s-sli-8800gt-vs-my 260gtx 216

note all tests were done at 1650x1080 res so we could see more realistic performance gains as nobody with these setups should be running lower than that...
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PS: I should mention the upside to single card setups.. 1. Power 2. Heat. 3. Memory..

plus the 2xx GTX have 216 and 240 stream processes, which I have no clue what they do, but they do help alot ;-)
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PS: I should mention the upside to single card setups.. 1. Power 2. Heat. 3. Memory..

plus the 2xx GTX have 216 and 240 stream processes, which I have no clue what they do, but they do help alot ;-)
Thanks dude, just have to make up my mind as to what make GTX260 to go for
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Thanks dude, just have to make up my mind as to what make GTX260 to go for
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I always would go with evga first. good warranty and step up option.. You could always use step up to get a 285 or 295 within 90 days..
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post #20 of 26
What are you playing right now and at what resolution? GTX260 would be better IMO but you can get a second 8800GT for really cheap and add a lot of firepower to your system.
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