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Old January 5, 2008, 07:20 PM
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Default Odds on a worthwhile step-up from 8800GT in the next 90 days?

I have 4 days left to return/exchange a Evga 8800GT 512MB. I was hoping that signs would point towards a 8800GTX/Ultra refresh by the end of march, but they don't seem to.

We may have the 9800GX2, but if it's the price of 2 8800GT's, there isn't much point...

I really like high res gaming, but dual ultra's are not in the budget...

Should I grab a 8800GTS 512mb and just wait out the upgrade path? Should I keep the 8800GT? Should I return the 8800GT and rebuy it to maybe get the max upgrade time?
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Old February 1, 2008, 06:08 AM
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8800gt is a great card and of course the 8800gts is better by only like 10% that doesnt meen anything you can keep that card and overclock it like crazy and beat the gtx on some benchys and if you like a 9xxx series card you have 90 days to step up which is great
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Old February 1, 2008, 09:29 AM
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What's hi-res gaming for you? For me that's >1600x1200 or equivalent WS res. The 8800GT is a great card for the money, if you are unhappy with it then get the GTS. Hard to say what the new cards (released within 90 days) price per performance and overall prices are going to be? This is the way it is. There's ALWAYS something better just around the corner.

Don't return the GT and buy another one just to get extended step-up time. That's just dirty
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