Originally Posted by crashovride02
Would 2 128Mb GeForce 6800's in SLI run better than 1 256Mb 7800GT? I am building a system for a friend and was wondering which would be better right out of the box?
Originally Posted by Sun
I think it would be close with the 128mb GT's, but I suggest getting the 7800GT regardless. He could always buy a second later down the road to up his performance.
Originally Posted by juggy99
What's your friend planning to use it for? Is he really into "everything has to be on high"... I am putting together a budget rig myself and I am going with a 6800GS for now which will serve me okay and then when people are dumping thier 6800GS later to get the latest and greatest, I will probably grab another one cheap for SLI mode.
Originally Posted by not2bad
If you overclock the 7800GT enough you get GTX performance
Originally Posted by Feirax
I went with 2-6800 GS 256 MB cards in SLI over a single card. At the time I bought them, they were cheaper than a single 7800GTX and give me better performance (10,081 in 3DMark05) in the near term.
Originally Posted by enzo15
well from what i have read the 6800gt and ultra in sli are better than one single 7800gt but its only by 1/2 fps with the gt and 12fps with the ultra im sure if you overclocked the 7800gt it wouldnt be far of