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well i have a x800gto2 that i actually havent been able to use yet but im sure ill like it. i found it at a great price so i bought it but i wanted a 7800gt. would the 7800gt be a big upgrade over unlocked x800gto2 or should i just use this for 6 months and get something newer later.
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well i have a x800gto2 that i actually havent been able to use yet but im sure ill like it. i found it at a great price so i bought it but i wanted a 7800gt. would the 7800gt be a big upgrade over unlocked x800gto2 or should i just use this for 6 months and get something newer later.
Not worth the cost. You're good for quite awhile,no reason to upgrade to that card. I'd wait until next summer and grab a dx10 card with 512 ram on it if you feel your card isn't cutting the mustard.
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it seems like there are small windows where price meets technology just right and you should buy. that is of course for the person who is on a budget.
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it seems like there are small windows where price meets technology just right and you should buy. that is of course for the person who is on a budget.
Not to mention the fact that you do realize that your card beats the 7800gt in some games,right? That's a definite clue that upgrading would be rediculous.
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oh yeah, hey i didnt realize they were that close. now that i really think about it i switched back to ati mostly due to money but i got tired of not being able to play hl2 top notch. lost coast was good but slowed down too much, and the fear demo kicked my a$$. anyway thanks for reminder, i think i have become grossly addicted to upgrading.
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