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Old April 16, 2008, 09:38 PM
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Exclamation 9800GTX worth the extra 60 bucks!! Need some advice tonight!!

I was just about to hit the Order button on a EVGA 8800GTS 512 KO for $239.99
Then I saw a 9800GTX for $289.97, These are Canadian Prices BTW.
So I don't have time to read the Reviews on the Diff between these two cards, Instead I turn to you guys for advice. Is it really worth it to get the GTX??
I read one review and the GTX beats the GTS by about 7-9 FPS at 1920*1200 Res in almost all games. This is before any Overclocking is done. Sure you might say the GTS will Overclock to near GTX speeds, But then the GTX can Overclock too!!. The Mem come out of the Box at 2200Mhz, Way ahead of the GTS. I am totally confused now as to what to order. I want EVGA as I want the step up program and I like their 24 hour Tech phone support.
Sp lease guys can you help clear this up for me, I have to order tonight!!
Please can you you use links or facts to make your point.
And lastly point, I know BFG offers a 100 day trade up program, But how is the support from them?? __________________
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Old April 16, 2008, 10:12 PM
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I just paid over $300 for my 8800 GTS. As long as you know that your power supply will handle it (cables & power) and it will fit in your case, and if I were you, I would have already bought it.

However, that being said, I almost bought a GX2 the other day for almost $600, just because I was feeling a little bit pissy with my better half. I hadn't even checked whether or not the GX2 would work in my new system.

In the end, all buying decisions are based at the emotional level, so if you feel you need it, buy it!
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Old April 17, 2008, 07:44 AM
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As far as I know BFG support is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as well.. And from my experience I've never had to wait long for someone to answer and they've always been helpful. Just so you know.. Oh and the link to BFG tech support ;) since you asked for links.

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Old April 17, 2008, 08:33 AM
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BFG support is one of the best in the industry.
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Old April 17, 2008, 11:09 AM
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I was just about to hit the Order button on a EVGA 8800GTS 512 KO for $239.99
Then I saw a 9800GTX for $289.97, These are Canadian Prices BTW.
So I don't have time to read the Reviews on the Diff between these two cards, Instead I turn to you guys for advice. Is it really worth it to get the GTX??
I read one review and the GTX beats the GTS by about 7-9 FPS at 1920*1200 Res in almost all games. This is before any Overclocking is done. Sure you might say the GTS will Overclock to near GTX speeds, But then the GTX can Overclock too!!. The Mem come out of the Box at 2200Mhz, Way ahead of the GTS. I am totally confused now as to what to order. I want EVGA as I want the step up program and I like their 24 hour Tech phone support.
Sp lease guys can you help clear this up for me, I have to order tonight!!
Please can you you use links or facts to make your point.
And lastly point, I know BFG offers a 100 day trade up program, But how is the support from them?? __________________
From reading your post, sounds like you talked yourself into a 9800 GTX!
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Old April 17, 2008, 06:23 PM
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go for it if your fps gains are at least +30% higher than your current. Or save that up for a big screen.
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