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Old 07-09-2008, 10:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Should we move up to the GTX 260 from a 9800GTX? Is it worth $40?
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Old 07-09-2008, 10:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd say go for it.. .$40 is not bad and the performance increase is pretty good (do something about that 6000+ though!)
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I'd say go for it.. .$40 is not bad and the performance increase is pretty good (do something about that 6000+ though!)
I know, its time for an upgrade on the 6000. I'm gonna wait until about day 18 before I step up, you never know, it might get down to the price of the 9800GTX. And the only reason I bought the 9800GTX was because I was planning on stepping up, plus I got it for the same price I sold my 8800GT for.
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Wow nice sell The GTX 2xx series were supposed to price drop.. but I don't know if it happened already or not..
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I think some manufacturers have lowered their prices, as the GTX 280s range in between £350 and £450 now, whereas before they were all above the £400 margin.
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MSRP wont change reguardless of how much its selling for at etailers. So stepup cost wont change. For 40 bucks, yes its definately worth it.
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MSRP wont change reguardless of how much its selling for at etailers. So stepup cost wont change. For 40 bucks, yes its definately worth it.
EVGA has it for $329 on their step-up, which is unusual for it to match the e-tailers.
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Time to get rid of the 6000+. I think I will step up to the GTX 260......then I might sell it and get a 4850. Or keep it. I will decide on that later.

Get this mobo: Newegg.com - ASUS P5E Deluxe LGA 775 Intel X48 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

And a Q6600. ****, maybe I'll get a couple of 4850s and Xfire.

What would be a fair price to sell an ASUS M2N-SLI deluxe paired with an AMD 6000+ for?
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probably like 150 maybe less.
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Be better to split them up and hit up ebay?
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