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so we all agree the 9800GTX+ will be the best bang for the buck when it's released
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If what I read is true (that the human eye can't really tell beyond 24 fps, and that current LCD's only have 60 hz/ or max 60 FPS )

What's the point on having a PC that can do more than 60,01 FPS ?

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so we all agree the 9800GTX+ will be the best bang for the buck when it's released
I don't. Until I see something that says otherwise, I'd go for the HD4850.
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If what I read is true (that the human eye can't really tell beyond 24 fps, and that current LCD's only have 60 hz/ or max 60 FPS )

What's the point on having a PC that can do more than 60,01 FPS ?

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Besides bragging rights nothing. But having a card thats future proof is important to people. I always go for the bargain card though because technology is always improving and your future proof expensive card might not seem so great when newer stuff comes out.
    
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LCDs do not work in the same way as CRTs. A LCD only refreshes what is moving on the screen. A CRT refreshes everything. A LCD running at 60hz can display images faster than that.
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I was looking at the engadget graph and the 9800GTX+ gets 3 fps less on crysis then the 4870 and it costs almost $100 less so =/ I really want to stick with Nvidia.
$100 less? More like $50 and knowing nVidia, the 9800GTX+ will be $279 or something like that. :x
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
The GTX overclocks too. Saying that one card is better because when it overclocks it beats another at stock is kind of unfair.
When both the
8800GTX and 8800GTS 512 are overclocked to the Max the 8800GTS 512 wins on Power and Speed but for Gaming and content pixel the 8800GTX wins
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I don't. Until I see something that says otherwise, I'd go for the HD4850.
agreed but you have a SLI motherboard so just go 2x 9800GTX+
    
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When both the
8800GTX and 8800GTS 512 are overclocked to the Max the 8800GTS 512 wins on Power and Speed but for Gaming and content pixel the 8800GTX wins
I'm confused by what you are saying.

Do you have any benchmarks to prove any of this?
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