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Old 06-17-08, 07:20 PM   #7
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Default Re: GeForce GTX 280 or 9800 X2? Which one would you buy?

GTX280 is overpriced period.
If I had a lot of money I'd buy it, but if I had a limited budget I'd rather buy a 9800GX2, which is selling close to 400$ now. There are no relevant differences (for the average user, gamer I mean) between the two GPUs when it comes to non-performance issues.
I understand it is an expensive chip to manufacture, but I bet sales will be poor in the first months, so nVidia will build up a nice stock and the price will fall down considerably. I'm hoping for a Xmas GTX280+Nehalem buy.

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