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Old 07-29-2006, 06:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I was thinking about using 2 7600 GS or GT's but I'm thinking maybe I'd be better off with just one 7900 GT or something else.. ideas?
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Old 07-29-2006, 06:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would go with one 7900GT. 2x 7600GTs bench pretty close to 1x 7900GT. The price is about the same either way. Since the price and performance are really comparable I guess it comes down to heat and power consumption. So, you might as well get a 7900GT.
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i basically agree with elbatrop. in some cases the 7600gt's may be better though. they would probably do quite well at high resolutions and high levels of AA or AF
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Play around with this site, may answer alot of your questions.
You can change to Multi-GPU on the 7600gt to give you an idea.

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I would get the 7900GT because later on down the road if you ever want to upgrade you can upgrade into another 7900GT for SLI, however, if you get 2 7600GTs you get to replace both of them.
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Yeah that's what I've settled on. The only game I really want to play in the future is UT2k7 so I think one will do me.
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