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i want to upgrade from my 8800gts to some kind of sli setup just to try it. i also want something that will be better for my 22 inch screen as well. whats a sli upgrade from my stand point? thanks
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post #2 of 11
get 9800gtx for price like 200 bucks
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i would sell the 8800GTS and buy a GTX260 for $299
    
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Another 8800gts
    
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post #5 of 11
dont get 260 dude 300 compared to 9800gtx sli for 400 better deal if you ask me
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post #6 of 11
isn't 22'' screen the same resolution as a 20'',i.e. 1680x1050?
i would say get two cheap or used 8800gt for sli,they are still quite good at that resolution.
your 8800gts' 320mb of ram and g80 architecture wil not see very decent gains with sli.
    
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post #7 of 11
yes 8800gt sli 150-170 each or 9800 gtx sli 200 each
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by corey407woc View Post
dont get 260 dude 300 compared to 9800gtx sli for 400 better deal if you ask me
why would he need SLI at 1680x1050? A single GTX260 will max out any game at that resolution, if it was 1900x1200 or 2560x1600 then 2x9800GTX would be better, i mean even a single 9800GTX can max out any game at 1680x1050
    
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post #9 of 11
260 is a waste imo for single card if your thinking 260 do the 4870 but if id go 280 over 4870 anyday 499$ or so meh sli the 320 mbs or go 280
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Coldnapalm View Post
260 is a waste imo for single card if your thinking 260 do the 4870 but if id go 280 over 4870 anyday 499$ or so meh sli the 320 mbs or go 280
if he didn't have an SLI mb i would recommend the 4870 over the GTX260 anyday
    
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