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Mr Bigman
09-10-08, 12:37 AM
I like this:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3094314&Sku=P450-8800

This is a pretty good deal but isn't this card garbage now?

Even the 9800GTX's are faster and 20 bucks cheaper so any thoughts?

CaptNKILL
09-10-08, 12:42 AM
That's a good price. Its probably similar to the 9800GTX in performance but it has 256Mb more memory.

bob saget
09-10-08, 01:12 AM
amazing deal.

Mr Bigman
09-10-08, 01:32 AM
I know but all my slu*s are takin

Good deal though

CaptNKILL
09-10-08, 01:33 AM
Slots? :rofl

RaidenWoW
09-10-08, 01:33 AM
I get a really weird and strange feeling... looking at these once powerful giants and seeing them now priced so low...

It's eerie. Do any of you get the same feeling?

CaptNKILL
09-10-08, 03:11 AM
I get a really weird and strange feeling... looking at these once powerful giants and seeing them now priced so low...

It's eerie. Do any of you get the same feeling?

I used to a long time ago, but not any more. I guess I got used to it real fast.

Bought an $1800 computer in early 1999, upgraded the sound card and video card within 6 months, upgraded the next year with $800+ worth of new parts, built a new computer the next year with cheaper but faster parts, upgraded a few more parts within 6 months, sold the previously $800+ system to a friend for $300...

Been going through that cycle for almost 10 years now. The 8800GTX has been one of the best purchases I've ever made though. $600 was completely outrageous at the time, but I was making money and I knew it'd be an awesome card. 2 years later and I'm still having trouble finding something worth spending $300-$400 on to replace it.

EciDemon
09-10-08, 03:41 AM
I used to a long time ago, but not any more. I guess I got used to it real fast.

Bought an $1800 computer in early 1999, upgraded the sound card and video card within 6 months, upgraded the next year with $800+ worth of new parts, built a new computer the next year with cheaper but faster parts, upgraded a few more parts within 6 months, sold the previously $800+ system to a friend for $300...

Been going through that cycle for almost 10 years now. The 8800GTX has been one of the best purchases I've ever made though. $600 was completely outrageous at the time, but I was making money and I knew it'd be an awesome card. 2 years later and I'm still having trouble finding something worth spending $300-$400 on to replace it.

Id say it's best not to ponder too much about these things as it's part of progress. If your going to wait for better things and better deals, then you'll have to wait forever as it always something faster on the horizon. :)

Kemo
09-12-08, 07:52 AM
I get a really weird and strange feeling... looking at these once powerful giants and seeing them now priced so low...

It's eerie. Do any of you get the same feeling?

hell yea i bought my 8800gtx the first week it came out for $650. i bought a second one from ebay for $250.

Q
09-12-08, 08:10 AM
$600 was completely outrageous at the time, but I was making money and I knew it'd be an awesome card. 2 years later and I'm still having trouble finding something worth spending $300-$400 on to replace it.

I couldn't have said it better myself.