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Nvidia Gforce 9600GT SLI?

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Hello OCN'ers.

I've just bought a new game (COD Black ops). I really enjoy it, but i have lag spikes on my old video card which im sure is the bottleneck. I'ts a ASUS Geforce EN9600GT 1GB.

Does any1 know if i can pair 2 of these up for a cheap short term solution?
If so, if any1 know where i could get one, because i can't seem to find any.

Other PC specs to show why i know it's the bottleneck:

PhenomIIx4 3.0ghz
4gig DDR3 @ 1333
And no, it's not the HD

Thx in advance
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post #2 of 5
ebay or local CL, I've found a few in the $30 range for 9600gt's

what's your budget? as you can find some 4850's and 4870's for around $50 from the egg if my memory serves me
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Try running at the lowest possible settings in the game and see if these 'lag spikes' go away, that should tell you if it's a lack of power in the gfx department.

And yes, actually 9600GT 1GB in SLI is do-able, and a reasonably powerful setup ... w/good scaling and whatnot. Probably be slightly faster than a GTS250 would be my guess.
    
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Thank you for the replies.
I wish to get another 9600GT so i can add it up to the current one and like Brettjv said get a reasonable powerup on short terms.

I will try Ebay. Thanks again for the help
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im waiting for stuff to come in... i ran my 9600gt 512mb on a Q9550 and played blackops no prob..

low aa low af shadows off 1680x1050
    
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