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Get the GTX 260 core 216, it will match if not beat out these cards with the new drivers. Get a BFG Maxcore model as BFG have awesome warranty and a step up like EVGA's. Although I would get the XFX which allows you to overclock and you have a modder friendly warranty also a double lifetime warranty. Get the XFX
    
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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.
I tend to play new and old games @1680x1050, which makes me think going SLI isn't for me
What sort of difference would i get useing the 8800gt for "PhysX" as i have found a home for it' unless it would really make a lot
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post #23 of 26
2nd 8800gt will preform better if you don't play GTA IV

the gtx 260 will have the advantage of being one card and you can add another later on, while if you got another 8800gt you'll probably cry about it in a few more months
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It really comes down to what games you are or plan on playing. As for me, I'm perfectly happy with my 8800gt SLI to the point that I might not upgrade until I see 2gb memory video cards on a 1024bit interface in a single chip solution lol
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I tend to play new and old games @1680x1050, which makes me think going SLI isn't for me
What sort of difference would i get useing the 8800gt for "PhysX" as i have found a home for it' unless it would really make a lot
But what about this idea
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post #26 of 26
No MSAA and filtering : 8800GT SLI >>>>> 260GTX
2xMSAA and 8x Filtering : 8800GT SLI >>>>> 260GTX
4xMSAA and 16x Filtering : 8800GT SLI >>>>> 260GTX
6xMSAA and 16x Filtering : 260GTX >>>>> 8800GT SLI
8xMSAA and 16x Filtering : 260GTX >>>>> 8800GT SLI

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