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    2x7800GT or 7800GTX

    guys please help, im stuck, which do i use, SLI 7800 GT's or a 7800GTX? i use my PC for counterstrike source mainly!

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    I use my factory overclocked 7800GTX to play at 1680x1050 @ max settings and it doesnt trouble it. I can't see 2 7800GTs being any more use except to gobble more electricity

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    so which do i do!?!?!? u think i wud get better performance out of my GTX?
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    I would always say to go for a single card over 2 so that you can always add another if you want to
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    thats exactly what i was thinking, if anybody else has any opinions then elt me know! cheers guys!
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    Agreed ^^

    The 7800gtx are going quite cheap these days on the forums so going sli at a later date woundn't be expensive

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    thats a gd point, hopefully they shud run quite quick aswell
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    single gtx. i have 2x gtx at the moment and to be honest, sli isnt all its cracked up to be, especially if you arent running a giant monitor at high resolution. also, take into account the extra heat that the extra card will dump in your case, for me, its not worth it.

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    get the gtx coz then later on instead of getting another which really is never the best thing to do sell it to someone who does want another, 7900 gtx are already at 300 quid they will come down even more wen they release the new cards, plus you cant run multiple monitors with sli enabled as i read somehwere...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk
    single gtx. i have 2x gtx at the moment and to be honest, sli isnt all its cracked up to be, especially if you arent running a giant monitor at high resolution. also, take into account the extra heat that the extra card will dump in your case, for me, its not worth it.

    will be putting one of mine up for sale tomorrow probably.
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    lol do tell i may be interested if i decide to keep my desktop

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    ive already got the GTX, i just dont know which ones to use.
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    well while u still can get cash for gts i would sell them, sli prob wont make an appearance is css for a while ppl are too woried bout these new **** games that look great play poor tbh..

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    yeh, i will sell the GT's well am currently , they will go to ebay soonish.
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    new is ebay is fetching more than anything else for second hand goods, and graphics cards are one of the best things to buy n sell on there

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainbow
    new is ebay is fetching more than anything else for second hand goods, and graphics cards are one of the best things to buy n sell on there
    Definatly, bought a 7800gt for £100, sold for £150

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