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Is it worth upgrading?

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Hi,

I own a XFX Geforce 7800gt factory oc'ed to 450/1050. I have oc'ed it to 480/1300. Now, the new 7900gt only seems to have a few extra pipelines is it worth me actually buying it? Would i see a worthwhile performance increase?

I cant wait to see benchmarks when its released...

What do you guys think?

ATM i score 7767 on 3dmark 05
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7900 is 8 to 10% faster than a gtx. get a second 7800gt more bang less bucks
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thanks, anyone else?

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The 7900GT is *supposedly* pretty much just a 7800GTX made with 90nm tech, so it runs cooler. So, if you would pay about $300 for a GTX that could OC farther, then get the 7900GT. If not, either stick with your 7800GT or go SLi.
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just OC your 7800gt, or go SLI......the performance increase wouldn't be noticable.

Should I upgrade from my 6800gs to a 7900gt/gtx tho
    
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i would SLI then get some zalman fans and OC them
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post #7 of 7
is gaining 4fps Worth $500?
if you really got that kind of money to throw around, throw some my way!
i'd hold off buying one for now,,watch for reviews of the 7900 to
appear,then go from there as to yea or nay.
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