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with the pound doing so bad i'd figure its the perfect time to invest in a Geforce GTX 280 since its almost half as cheap as a couple months ago
was just wondering is it worth it? need games to run at 1900x1200 with decent quality
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Nah, get two gtx 260's. It will be so much more worth it.
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thats a bit too expensive i think since the 260s seem to be about 50 quid or so cheaper than 280
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nah i wudnt.....with GTX295 round the corner.
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the pound might pick up by then
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280's a great card, worked well for me even when I had just one, could max everything....honestly I don't even know why I got the 2nd one lol
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From that 8800GTX you well see a big performance increase, go for it.
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If the GTX280 is only a little more expensive than the GTX260 (not the case here in the states), then yeah go for the GTX280. Will definitely be a big increase from a single 8800GTX.
     
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Yeah it's better to get the most powerful single gpu. You could wait for the gtx285
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by sd_dracula View Post
with the pound doing so bad i'd figure its the perfect time to invest in a Geforce GTX 280 since its almost half as cheap as a couple months ago
was just wondering is it worth it? need games to run at 1900x1200 with decent quality
Get the 280, you won't look back.

I had two Zotac AMP Editions in SLI and they owned. Then I sold one of em because I lost interest in games.

Now I have just sold my last Zotac 280 and am buying two XFX ones shortly.

I will also add that a single GTX280 is as good as if not better than SLI 8800GTX's or SLI 9800GTX's.

I have had SLI 8800GTX's, SLI 9800GTX's, SLI GTX280's... So I know.
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