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Well, two 7600GT's in SLI would cost me roughly $500 before tax, and one 7800GTX would cost me roughly $600 before tax. What would you recommend? I don't know what the performance difference between both setups is, but if the 7800GTX proves to be not much of a gain over 2 7600GTs then I'm thinking that 2 7600GTs would be better for price and resale, as well as if I simply want to cut down due to not gaming as much or w/e (you know, sell one card and keep the other).
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Well, two 7600GT's in SLI would cost me roughly $500 before tax, and one 7800GTX would cost me roughly $600 before tax. What would you recommend? I don't know what the performance difference between both setups is, but if the 7800GTX proves to be not much of a gain over 2 7600GTs then I'm thinking that 2 7600GTs would be better for price and resale, as well as if I simply want to cut down due to not gaming as much or w/e (you know, sell one card and keep the other).
Well, 2 7600GT's would beat the 7800GTX.. But go with the 7900GTX, it shouldnt be too much more and its also 90nm and will clock high.
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Well, two 7600GT's in SLI would cost me roughly $500 before tax, and one 7800GTX would cost me roughly $600 before tax. What would you recommend? I don't know what the performance difference between both setups is, but if the 7800GTX proves to be not much of a gain over 2 7600GTs then I'm thinking that 2 7600GTs would be better for price and resale, as well as if I simply want to cut down due to not gaming as much or w/e (you know, sell one card and keep the other).
The smarter thing to do since you already have one 7600 is to purchase another one and run SLI there are advantages running in SLI over a faster single card setup.
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First, 7800gtx = $499 + tax. A 7900GT beats a 7800GTX on benches (HardOCP compared them).

http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...20&cid=999.243

7900GT = $450 + tax. Add a second one for SLI a few months down and you will have a monster.
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The smarter thing to do since you already have one 7600 is to purchase another one and run SLI there are advantages running in SLI over a faster single card setup.
He has a 9800.... Where do you see he has a 7600?
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Again, 7900GT best bang for the buck. Anandtech, HardOCP, and Tom's Hardware all agree.

2 7900GT's will beat any combo on the planet including X1900XT's in SLI (again refer to above sites). Only thing better is two of what I have (well I'll have two eventually...)
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I would get the 7900GT as it is suppose to perform as well as the 7800GTX but for about 300 bucks...
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post #8 of 15
7900GT, like everyone else has been saying.
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He has a 9800.... Where do you see he has a 7600?
Oh i misread his post i thought he had one already, i still say go SLI
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Well I'll look into the 7900 then Oh, and I live in Canada, so it's more $ here. Different dollar value.
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