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Old 06-26-2005, 12:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If you could get 2x 6800 GT's would you get a SLi based system? Or would you wait until the r520?
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The coming GPUs are going to launch at a ridiculously high price. I bought a single 6800 GT. I plan to look into the R520 and the other 512mb GPUs once they become slightly cheaper.

I have a feeling though that these 512mb GPUs will outperform 2x 6800 GTs. I'm just speculating though from what I've seen on that 512mb x850.
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I would get the 7800GTX, as they cost the same, and the GTX is a bit better.

I would wait, and see what is the best Price:Performance ratio.
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Get 2 6800 GTs and build 2 computers.
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I have one AGP 8x 6800 GT. I have some money to upgrade my computer and I was wondering basically, if I should wait, or get SLi 6800 GT's. Now I hear about the new R520 scoring 10k in 3d-Mark 05 and I really am thinking about waiting for it. I wish they would release this summer though .
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u should get the 7800gtx as trifid said they are about 600$ and will outperform 2 6800 gt's in sli so just get the 7800gtx.
personally i wouldnt wait for that r520 as they dont have a release date and it will be out of this world expensive prolly around 800-1000$ just get the 7800
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7800GTX. Period.
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I am running 2 6800 GToc's from BFG. I am very pleased, but am sure that there are better ones out there. I have always been pleased with the GF cards, as every computer I build I place them in. Except for one because it had integrated video. That was a strictly web machine and rarely used for anything else.

If you want some scores to compare them with, let me know the program and I will try to get it and post my scores. Hope this helps a little. I tend to compare scores on several websites before I get my new cards, and never bother with the very top end as the money just does not seem to be worth it, Other than bragging rights that is.
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I have one AGP 8x 6800 GT. I have some money to upgrade my computer and I was wondering basically, if I should wait, or get SLi 6800 GT's. Now I hear about the new R520 scoring 10k in 3d-Mark 05 and I really am thinking about waiting for it. I wish they would release this summer though .
You would have to get new 6800GT's as your 6800GT is AGP and not PCI-E

+ A new motherboard and CPU
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