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Please excuse me for so rudely bumping in here in this sacred thread, but I have a quick question regarding the GTX 9800. Is this card still decent for gaming? Can it max/play at decent frame rates the newer games?
Please note this is out of pure curiosity and a possible recommendation for a friend.
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Originally Posted by taintedmind View Post
Please excuse me for so rudely bumping in here in this sacred thread, but I have a quick question regarding the GTX 9800. Is this card still decent for gaming? Can it max/play at decent frame rates the newer games?
Please note this is out of pure curiosity and a possible recommendation for a friend.
What games do you mean because the latest games will not be able to play completely maxed out with AA and things of that nature with the fresh titles, with in my opinion acceptable frame rates.

But then again I don't think anything really under 60fps is acceptable with a few exceptions of a few games that don't really need that many fps to enjoy the game.

But as far as the price/performance goes its EXCELLENT. Now I bought my 5 cards about 2 years ago so it was double in price then but these cards are still great cards. Just don't expect anything super natural coming out of it is what I'm really getting at.

One single card is right below your single gtx 260, by a few frames in every game. So, based on your machine just take your current fps in games and subtract 1-10fps per game depending on the title.
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What games do you mean because the latest games will not be able to play completely maxed out with AA and things of that nature with the fresh titles, with in my opinion acceptable frame rates.

But then again I don't think anything really under 60fps is acceptable with a few exceptions of a few games that don't really need that many fps to enjoy the game.

But as far as the price/performance goes its EXCELLENT. Now I bought my 5 cards about 2 years ago so it was double in price then but these cards are still great cards. Just don't expect anything super natural coming out of it is what I'm really getting at.

One single card is right below your single gtx 260, by a few frames in every game. So, based on your machine just take your current fps in games and subtract 1-10fps per game depending on the title.
It's that good?!

Thanks alot for this info.
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it also depends of what monitor is your friend having. @ what resolution he wont to play lol
    
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is there a difference between a factory overclocked card and just a regular 738/1838/1100 bfg gts 250?
besides the higher rates 750/1838/1120
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is there a difference between a factory overclocked card and just a regular 738/1838/1100 bfg gts 250?
besides the higher rates 750/1838/1120
No.
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No.
ok i hope so

still my ocd is getting to me how the two coolers are different lol
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I decided to go a little further so i clocked it more. I was at risk damaging my cards but i folded for a cause at least and i got new results. A little extra. No water cooled here lol.


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Nice thread! I have that GIGABYTE GTS 250 in my sig on the way, so I'll post it up here when everything's up and running.
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