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Old 11-27-2007, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I wasn't sure whether it is better to SLI 2 Nvidia 8600GT or to just buy one 8800GT.
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Old 11-27-2007, 07:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1 8800gt.. hands down

2 8600gt's would be on par with like an 8600gts... which is still weaker than the 8800gt by a large number..
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8800GT enough said.
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Just to remove any doubt in your mind:

Go with the 8800GT.
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Old 11-27-2007, 07:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
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2 8600 gt's. Hands down.
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3x 8500 GTS.. i changed ma mind
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I wasn't sure whether it is better to SLI 2 Nvidia 8600GT or to just buy one 8800GT.
my friend got lured into the same trap a few months ago.. he ordered 2 8500gt's... now he step-upped one and gave the other to his mom :-P for now , atleast...
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8800gt ftw
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Just remember this, the ONLY reason to go multiple card is when a single HIGH end card cant hack it. There is no point to running 2 crappy cards vs 1 good card.
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Just remember this, the ONLY reason to go multiple card is when a single HIGH end card cant hack it. There is no point to running 2 crappy cards vs 1 good card.
Yeah normally a dual card setup is a waste of money. However atm that isnt so true, with 8800GT SLI and HD3870 Xfire. I mean the performance of those is just sooo good for the price compared to a 8800GTX or Ultra.
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