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Hello OCN,

I have a pair of 8800gt on SLI. They do the job for every game that I play, including BFBC2 @ 65 FPS on high settings, but its DX10. Is it worth getting rid of my cards and buying a fermi or 5XXX series for DX11? Have any of you guys switched from DX10 to DX11 on a game that can run DX11 and noticed a major difference??? When you look back, was it worth the money?? I just want to know if I'm missing out.
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If you're happy with those cards no point in upgrading. I'd personally wait for the next gen of cards (6xxx's newer GTX 4xx's).
    
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Well if you do decide to go with DX11 card it will last you a long time and plus you should see a huge difference upgrading from two 8800GT's to a DX11 card thats for sure.

Maybe this list will help you decide on which card to get, id say go for it since its upgrade.
 
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post #4 of 39
Well, I feel that it will be worth the money at some point, but right now it is not worth it to upgrade. Only reason I have a 470 is because I got a really good deal on it. If your SLI 8800gt's are working fine for you, just stick with them until either they don't meet expectations in a game or there is a DX11 game you really want to play.
post #5 of 39
Is it worth the money, No. You have maybe a handful of games even using DX10, DX11 is a different story. Wait it out until ATi and Nvidia release their next gen cards.
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if you can get a good price for any of the new gen card's I'll say go for it.
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post #7 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
Well if you do decide to go with DX11 card it will last you a long time and plus you should see a huge difference upgrading from two 8800GT's to a DX11 card thats for sure.

Maybe this list will help you decide on which card to get, id say go for it since its upgrade.
HUGE difference for sure with a 5850 470 5870 480

or if your performance now id say get a pair 5570's
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For DX11? No. For the raw power? Yes.
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I didn't see a difference in quality over my gtx 260. I did see a performance increase though. %115 increase.
    
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post #10 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by CamiloOkB View Post
Hello OCN,

I have a pair of 8800gt on SLI. They do the job for every game that I play,
Stop right there. Don't upgrade.
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