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Worth it to keep 9800GTX OCX with Sandy Bridge?

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If I upgraded my Q6700 and P5k-Deluxe to a Sandy Bridge i5-2500k w/ whatever mobo would it be worth it to keep my 9800GTX OCX over the onboard graphics or would the 2500k give me better graphics?
Thanks for feedback.

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post #2 of 7
As good as the integrated graphics are, I would still think the 9800GTX with its 128 shader cores would be a better card...
post #3 of 7
Well, with a P67 you wouldn't be able to use the onboard I believe. Besides, it's equal to a Radeon HD 5450 which is slower than a 9800GTX by alot.
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post #4 of 7
Dedicated > Integrated.
post #5 of 7
9800gtx is better >>>> onboard 2500 graphics..
try a p67 mobo..
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Thanks. Those are the kinds of concise answers I'm looking for.

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post #7 of 7
Absolutely the 9800GTX.
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