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Hi, I was wondering your opinions on upgrading my Xfx 9800GX2 card with an nvidia GTX 260 Core 216 also Xfx stock clocked. The 9800GX2 is showing it's age now and quad SLI sucks so i thought i'd upgrade. The GTX 280 is simply too expensive for me so the GTX 260 will do. I don't want one person to say "get the 4870" either. The Xfx card is priced at £205 and comes with Far cry 2.
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post #2 of 29
IMO save a little more and upgrade your mobo also.

Keep the GX2
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9800gx2 for benching

GTX260 for gaming
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Delete plox. Sry.
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post #5 of 29
If anything get a GTX295

or SLI your 9800GX2
post #6 of 29
9800GX2 is still a good card and is capable of running any game on high settings. You could get a sound card like Auzentech X-Fi Prelude.
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
IMO save a little more and upgrade your mobo also.

Keep the GX2
I was going to get the 750i FTW mobo as well, is it a worthy upgrade?
I am getting rid of the GX2 because i simply hate the card. Microstuttering annoys me alot and it runs too hot in my case warming up all the other components.
    
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post #8 of 29
Keep the card the only upgrade will be the GTX295.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by meticadpa View Post
I was going to get the 750i FTW mobo as well, is it a worthy upgrade?
I am getting rid of the GX2 because i simply hate the card. Microstuttering annoys me alot and it runs too hot in my case warming up all the other components.
Done deal, do it.
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post #10 of 29
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Ok unless the GTX 295 is under £250 it's not happening! I'm 13 I had to work my anus off to get my current rig a £400 graphics card is out of the question.
    
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