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$300 budget. 4870 vs. 8800GT SLI.

post #1 of 43
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Which is right for me?

I know they're a bit over $300 but I'm fine with that.
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post #2 of 43
The 4870 will be the better choice.
post #3 of 43
I would like to know this as well.........
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post #4 of 43
Second to 4870.
post #5 of 43
Unless you're running 1920 x 1200 or above, the single card will be better. If you have a 1920 x 1200 or 2560 x 1600 monitor, though, I would get the SLI 8800s.
    
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post #6 of 43
I have two 8800GT's for sale for 310 shipped if you want them. I don't know how they compare to the 4870 though.
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post #7 of 43
i'd go with 4870
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post #8 of 43
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Thanks guys, although I should've made a poll. Also, I'm on 1680x1050 resolution.
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post #9 of 43
4870 hands down.
post #10 of 43
You have an sli board though, so idk, it's really up to you. It would make sense that the GT's would at least match the 4870. I'm gonna go look for some benchmarks and see if I can somehow compare the GT sli to the 4870.
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