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Ok so i think ima just go ahead and be a sick ass step up my 3 9800gtx+'s. now what im just wondering is it worth to step up to 3 260 core 216 for <300$ or go for the gtx280 for 600$ i just dunno if the performance is that big of a difference. if u guys can help me make a desicions +reps
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post #2 of 22
260's and get a monitor that'll push those cards
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Well, if price isn't a problem, do the 280's. They will last a long time. Also, with games that don't support SLI, you will be better off. In reality, the 260's will probably be just fine but like I said, do the 280's if money isn't an issue.
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price difference is not worth the extra most likelly less than 5fps increase you'll get, i think if gtx 260 core 216's are overclocked they keep up with the 280, plus the 55's are out now

edit: save the money put it to upgrade processor, that might bottleneck a little for tri-sli anything GTX 2XX
Edited by jerjon7 - 12/22/08 at 9:29pm
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260's and get a monitor that'll push those cards
with new drivers you can do dual monitor sli, i think he's covered
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post #6 of 22
i agree with grunion, go for the 260's. But then you can't have tri sli gtx 260s with a 22" monitor. So as he said, get a nice 32" 1080p for like 600. if you can't afford it now, save up. you will not be the slightest bit dissapointed

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with new drivers you can do dual monitor sli, i think he's covered
you don't want you gun slipt in 2 in a fps game. you could get the 260s and a third 22".
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260's with a Massive 2x24" monitors
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ok look im not buying monitors i have 2 22" acers x223wbd's right now and i run dual monitors in sli perfectly fine y the hell wouldnt i be able to run it on 260's? lol makes no sense im just sayin is the performance gain worth the extra 300$'s mind u i will be overclocking the **** outta what ever 1 i do get
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ok look im not buying monitors i have 2 22" acers x223wbd's right now and i run dual monitors in sli perfectly fine y the hell wouldnt i be able to run it on 260's? lol makes no sense im just sayin is the performance gain worth the extra 300$'s mind u i will be overclocking the **** outta what ever 1 i do get
No, it's not worth the extra money. Get the 260's and he mentioned monitors so you can push the cards to their limit.
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post #10 of 22
then go for the 260s. unless you have a too much money to count, the performance would gain on the 280s will no be worth your money.
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