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guys,
i have 25 days on my EVGA step-up left.

would upgrading to a gtx260 be worth it?

right now it would cost me $50 from EVGA plus shipping
(they still have it listed at $400?! newegg = $370)

anything think that will come down?
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would definately be worth it you get a new generation of cards and what you're only paying 50+shipping for the stepup? sounds good to me.
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Wait for the price drop\\s to take effect, then do it.
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any idea of nvidia chopping at the prices again in the next week or two?

i don't really have that $50 to spend lol

edit: what was the original price of the 9800gtx when it came out? the non-OCed one.
maybe i could fudge this a little lol.
Edited by smoke12291 - 7/4/08 at 6:09pm
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Yeah, the prices should be down within the 25 days. cards will go down with the rest. this is an estimated guess. They always seem to follow the rest
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If I buy two 260's now, can I step up to two 280's after the price drops?

Thanks, sorry for the semi-hijack
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maytridy View Post
If I buy two 260's now, can I step up to two 280's after the price drops?

Thanks, sorry for the semi-hijack
I would not buy a 280... If I were to spend $800+ on GPU's, I would at least wait till the 55nm revision of the GT200.
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I would not buy a 280... If I were to spend $800+ on GPU's, I would at least wait till the 55nm revision of the GT200.
agreed
the die on the gtx cards costs way to much.
probably as much as one and a half 4850's lol.

only reason i would consider one is because of my step-up

i just hope they drop $50 within a couple weeks.
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