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I have a 8800gt at 720 core 1800 shaders and 1950 memory. Just wondering if it is worth it to upgrade to a 6870 or gtx470? Thanks
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Yes, it is worth it by all means.
    
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yh get a GTX460/470 if you fold get an nvidia card as they are miles betta than ATI at folding
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post #4 of 19
Yes.

And then work on moving up to either 1366, 1155, or 2011 (when it comes).
    
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post #5 of 19
of course it is
post #6 of 19
yes. it's a big jump. I just upgraded my 8800 ultra to a 6850 and it a helluva bump in performance. yours should be better
post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by gigabyte137 View Post
I have a 8800gt at 720 core 1800 shaders and 1950 memory. Just wondering if it is worth it to upgrade to a 6870 or gtx470? Thanks
I asked myself that 2 years ago, so yes
   
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post #8 of 19
Yes, yes, oh gods yes!
I went from an 8800GTS 512 to a GTX460 768, and it was an amazing leap in performance. Going even higher than my card does have the real danger of blowing your mind, so proceed at your peril.
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post #9 of 19
night and day


It is safe to assum you have gotten your money's worth
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post #10 of 19
It is a big jump. You can find some numbers from here. 8800GT=9800GT. P5K-e is a good board may need to push the Q6600 a bit higher.
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