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Old 04-17-2008, 08:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a budget of about 700 usd max for a video card..

Should I get 2x9600's or 2x 8800gt's or 1 9800gtx..

And why?
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Old 04-17-2008, 08:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well to start, you can cancel out 1 9800gtx, because it performs the worst out of the 3

the two 9600gt's score well with their 90% scaling from 1 card, however the 8800gt's still perform better in both Synthetic and Real-Time Benchmarks

but you could get 1 9800gx2 for <700$
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Well to start, you can cancel out 1 9800gtx, because it performs the worst out of the 3

the two 9600gt's score well with their 90% scaling from 1 card, however the 8800gt's still perform better in both Synthetic and Real-Time Benchmarks

but you could get 1 9800gx2 for <700$
I'm sorry I meant to say 9800gx2 in the OP. I just put gtx before checking to see if that was the right one..

so I should go with the 9800 gx2?
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Sure, unless you like SLI more

but the 9800gx2 is good
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2x9800gx2..... if I had that set up I would poop my pants.

Sarcastically of course...

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I hope to get my 3ghz Quad and Quad 9900GX2 for christmas. Will i see an upgrade over my Integrated graphics and P4?
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I have a budget of about 700 usd max for a video card..

Should I get 2x9600's or 2x 8800gt's or 1 9800gtx..

And why?
What's the rest of your setup?
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