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Old 01-11-09, 12:41 PM   #13
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I am wondering if this would be a decent upgrade from my 8800GTX... You know.. one that is actually WORTH the money. Anyone think its worth it for my current PC? Or should I wait till I do my full upgrade later this year and wait for a new GPU Arch.?
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Old 01-11-09, 12:48 PM   #14
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You would definitely see a huge performance increase.
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Old 01-11-09, 12:54 PM   #15
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Since when have the 285 and the 295 been out???
I haven't heard anything about this. I better crawl out of my rock.
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Old 01-11-09, 01:26 PM   #16
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Since when have the 285 and the 295 been out???
I haven't heard anything about this. I better crawl out of my rock.


I won't tell you how to spent your dough.
I had an 8800gtx prior now residing in my son box, and this would be huge upgrade.
The power is there and your 3.15 quad has enough power. Just my 2 cents.
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I won't tell you how to spent your dough.
I had an 8800gtx prior now residing in my son box, and this would be huge upgrade.
The power is there and your 3.15 quad has enough power. Just my 2 cents.
Hmmm.... wonder if my 650Watt PS could handle it though...
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Old 01-11-09, 06:34 PM   #18
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Has anyone spotted a 285 anywhere in the US yet?
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Has anyone spotted a 285 anywhere in the US yet?
http://www.buy.com/prod/pny-geforce-...210634631.html

"sold out" ...listed at $373
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Hope the price comes down a lot since the 280 is selling for under $300 now.
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Will I be able to use my EVGA Step-up Program to trade my GTX280's in for GTX285's ?
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Will I be able to use my EVGA Step-up Program to trade my GTX280's in for GTX285's ?

Yes!
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Humm, less power, less heat, possible higher clocks and maybe step up to factory water cooled cards. Now I have to decide.
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