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Old 03-18-2007, 06:01 PM   #1
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Default SLI or 8800gtx

well im planning on building my first pc and im wondering whats a better thing to do, either get 2 7600gts graphics card or 1 8800 gtx graphic card and wait about 1 year and get another 8800gtx card.
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:25 PM   #2
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Default Re: SLI or 8800gtx

id say get the 8800GTX now and later get the second one, just cuz 2 of the 7600's is probebly less powerfull than 1 8800GTX which u can get later and require less power right now than 2 7600's
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:37 PM   #3
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Default Re: SLI or 8800gtx

You are buying into old tech with the 7600 so id def get the 8800GTX itll kill sli 7600 and also its dx10 for future games.
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:46 PM   #4
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Default Re: SLI or 8800gtx

The 8800GTX is much faster than 2 7600GT's in SLI hands down.
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:51 PM   #5
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my GTS is outdoing SLI'ed 7600's right now, so i'd deffinatly go for teh GTX if your looking at it.
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wat they said 8800 gtx or quad 7950x actuly nvm that would be bad seeing no direct x ten support
ya go 8800 gtx
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