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will i see a significant performance increase

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will i see a significant performcance increase if i upgrade from my 2900pro 512 version to a 9600?
 

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hmmm, id say they are both pretty even really....

there will be differences, especially at varying resolutions and settings....

but to answer the question, i don't think you see a significant performance increase.

but to me significant has to be 25%++

for example how upgrading to an x1950pro was from a 6800Ultra, which felt like somewhere in the order of 40-60% more fps (given the system at the time)
 
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i was thinking of upgrading to a nvidia card and i was wondering if i would see a significant increase, also would i see a big jump if i went with a 8800?
 

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i was thinking of upgrading to a nvidia card and i was wondering if i would see a significant increase, also would i see a big jump if i went with a 8800?
the 9800GTX, 8800GTS and to a lesser extent 8800GT would see decent gains over the 2900Pro. more so than the 9600GT would, but it also depends on what resolution and settings you like to game at.
 
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baically 1600x---- mostly at max
 

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well at 1600x plus some AA and AF, youll want the extra beef of the shaders an 8800/9800 has to offer i'd think, unless you can hold out for Q3 when new GPU's come out....
 
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why don't you just flash the 2900pro to a 2900xt?? that would be a free upgrade.
 
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