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Would it be worth it to upgrade to a 9800GTX from an 8800GTS (G92)?
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post #2 of 11
worth in how?

DOes your 8800gts not keep up with the latest games?


Do you plan to tri-sli? 9800 GTX + is due to come out soon; but price vs performance the money spent on your card, + the new card, is not worth it IMO, but thats what you asked for
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post #3 of 11
agreed prolly not worth upgrading to a 9800GTX as there will not be that much of a difference
post #4 of 11
Its not an upgrade man its the same thing lol.

Edit: You might have to use hacked drivers but the cards are the same.
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post #5 of 11
Its not worth it really,You wouldn't see much of a change.
 
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post #6 of 11
its only 0%-5% difference so NO
    
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post #7 of 11
If you can sell your GTS for more than $200, then yes

In terms of performance, NOPE!
    
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post #8 of 11
not much you can gain in performance there! the 8800gts & 9800gtx are same in performance at the same clocks, so no way you need it!
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post #9 of 11
Their basically the same card, except the GTX is clocked slightly faster, and it will support 3-way SLI.

It's not worth the upgrade, as your performance figures will only slightly go up, if that.
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