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Old April 26, 2008, 12:51 PM
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Default 9800 GX2 VS 3870 X2 (Price : Spec)

Hi guys,

I wanna buy a new VGA and i confuse between 9800 GX2 or 3870 X2. I know they're in da different class but i really wanna know if 9800 GX2 price really worth it compare with 3870 X2 ??? Since there is no review yet bout GX2 in this forum, i need your suggestion guys...

Thank's a lot!!!
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Old April 26, 2008, 01:24 PM
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If you are interested in the Geforce 9800 GX2, then look at this review from Bjorn3D.

The Geforce 9800 GX2 performs very well as you can see by reading the review.. If I was you, however, I think I would go for ATi though. I experience ATi as cooler in some way. Maybe because I was an owner of a Radeon9800XT a few years ago and I still remember how cool it was and people all over the net chose the card to be the king!

Anyway, what games are you playing the most? That might be interesting when choosing your next videocard.
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Old April 26, 2008, 03:05 PM
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Mostly i play Flight Simulators and FPS like Ghost recon, Rainbow six series, etc
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Old April 29, 2008, 02:55 PM
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What size of monitor do you have? Most 22" screens will be fine with a 8800GT or 9600GT.
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Old May 1, 2008, 11:12 AM
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What size of monitor do you have? Most 22" screens will be fine with a 8800GT or 9600GT.
I use 32" LG LCD TV
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Old May 12, 2008, 07:45 PM
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Mostly i play Flight Simulators and FPS like Ghost recon, Rainbow six series, etc
Google the GX2 and flightsim - I heard a few times that flightsim doesnt agree with SLI all that well (and the GX2 is 2 GTS cards in SLI).

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Old May 12, 2008, 08:28 PM
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I agree make a list of all games you are into, and look at reviews for those particular games.

I will recommend ATI because they need your money to make my future hardware lol ;)
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Old May 13, 2008, 05:18 AM
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I dont know anything about the 3870X2 but did some research on the GX2 because I wanted one. After reading some of the issues (which may merely be growing pains for the drivers) I chose to NOT get one - and I would have been able to stepup from my Ultra to a GX2 for the price of shipping. The stuttering in games is what turned me off.
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I dont know anything about the 3870X2 but did some research on the GX2 because I wanted one. After reading some of the issues (which may merely be growing pains for the drivers) I chose to NOT get one - and I would have been able to stepup from my Ultra to a GX2 for the price of shipping. The stuttering in games is what turned me off.
W-what s-stut-tering are y-y-you t-t-talking about? M-mine w-works f-fine
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My 9800GX2 runs smoooth as silk
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