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People just upgrade because they want to have the biggest and best. Also...how about benchmarking? Some people just like to be able to raise their benchmark scores. I realize it's not practical by any means, but if it's your hobby to upgrade you benches every chance you get, then have at it.
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why do people spend 2k a month (probably more) on upgrading their car? coz they can, thats why. same for oc enthusiasts.
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It's a hobby.
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I went from an 8600gt 256 to an 8800gt 512 and i notice at least a 4x difference. but i dont think im upgrading for the next few years. no reason.
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There's no such thing as future-proofing. I was asking myself that same question, why would I spend a bunch more money to upgrade my GT to something that's not so much better. So I don't think i'm going to sell both, i'm just going to sell one to get some cash out of it.
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There's no such thing as future-proofing.
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post #18 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by BiG O View Post
People just upgrade because they want to have the biggest and best. Also...how about benchmarking? Some people just like to be able to raise their benchmark scores. I realize it's not practical by any means, but if it's your hobby to upgrade you benches every chance you get, then have at it.
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ohh thanks for clearing that up
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post #20 of 31
Some people have the money to do it because they work for it.... or they're spoiled rich kids that sit on their asses all day and play video games.

Also people might just wanna max out some games that an 8800gt can't.
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