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8600GTS SLI or save up for something else?

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    I can get another 8600GTS for SLI if I want, or I could wait and possibly get a more powerful single card... what do you guys reccomend?
    Budget: probably around $100
     
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    I could sell the GTS but it has some artifacting problems related to memory if I don't use my pci slot fan so I wouldn't want to sell it anyway

    and my 8500gt runs hot as hell if I don't use a pci slot fan so that's kind of out too
     
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    Save up for something else. Newegg is selling 8800GT for as low as $125, you get 8800GTS 512 for ~$150, both will own a SLI 8600GTS.
     
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    Yeah sounds good since my current 8600gts only has 256mb anyway... yeah I might even save up all the way until Christmas and get some kinda uber leet kickass card.
     
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    If the competition remains just as hot, you might be able to buy 2x 8800GTS 512 + Corsair TX650W by X-Mas.

    Oh wait....Corsair says that a VX450W will be more than enough for a 9800GX2.
     

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