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Old 03-17-2008, 07:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is the 8800 GTX still king or has the 3870 x2 taken over?

I know the 3870 x2 is better but price/performance which is superior?

The 8800 GTX goes for $300 while the 3870 x2 is going for $420
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Old 03-17-2008, 07:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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IMO if you are not a fanboy or a bencher either the GTX or the 3870 x2 will rock. Personally, I would go with the Nvidia card unless money is no object.
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HD3870x2 in all games except Crysis and Company of Heroes
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Or 8800 GTS G92?

But if we're talking price/performance i guess we could say 9600 GT
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8800gts g92 over GTX

but still HD3870X2 dominates in pretty much in all games except Crysis and Company of Heroes, because of its crappy ATI and dual card support
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Yea thats what worries me that in the future games wont have dual card support
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nah those games aren't that future ready YET, plus Crysis is sponsored partly by nVidia (Build for nVidia), they already released Drivers especially for Crysis
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8800 GTS G92-$250
3870 x2-$450

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yeah, what monitor size you on? what res you play at? GTS g92 might work for you
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most likely 1650x1200

How much was your build noclue98?
I am looking to build one similar to yours but I am waiting on the price drops plus may 8th is my b day
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