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Old February 6, 2009, 01:47 PM
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Default 9800 GTX+ vs Gtx 260 core 216

Hello, I'm currently in the process of building a new computer. I want to keep it mid-ranged, the price cap i want to be around is $1300.00 USD. Completely custom build.

Specs as follows:

Coolermaster Storm Sniper
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Mobo: Nforce 750i
RAM: 2x2 gb
1TB HDD
800w PSU

Now the GPU is what i'm debating. Either a 9800 gtx+ or a gtx 260 core 216.

The games i'm mostly going to be playing are: Age of Conan, Crysis, and Call of Duty: World at War just to name a few.

Price vs. Performance which is the better buy?

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Old February 6, 2009, 02:18 PM
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The 260 c216 obviously out-performs it... but I'm not sure it's worth the $100 extra over the 9800, considering the 9800's go for $200 now.
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Old February 6, 2009, 02:26 PM
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For the games you plan on playing, the 260 is really the only choice.
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