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Should I upgrade or wait?

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Hi All, I am considering upgrading my graphics card. Currently I am using an EVGA 7950GT factory overclocked. (512mb). I have no problem with frame rates but I do get the occasional stutter which I can't seem to remedy even using Nick's guide. I am considering a 9800 series card and am wondering if I would see any difference at all. Either that or I will wait until Win7 is RTM and go with the 64 bit version as Win7 32bit runs FSX great. Thanks in advance. Craig

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Your 7950gt is a great card. I think you would be hard pressed to see drastic improvement with a 9800 card. But, there would be improvement. Much more that a different OS. Unless you spend a ton of money, I think the occasional studder goes with the territory. I went from a 7900gs to a 8800gt, and and I could tell the difference. The CPU was an e6750.Good luck.Bob

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Hello,I would recomend a 8800 GTX. The whole 9800 series is a rip of by nvidia it is slower than the 8800 GTX/Ultra. I don't know what res you play at but since you have a 22" I'd guess 1680 x 1050 or something like that. I would go with the 8800 GTX because you have 256 MB Ram more --> 768. This is great for high res you it might be possible to go for AA and AF with that res.Edit:http://www.hartware.de/review_804_5.html Yes its in German (where I'm from) but you can read the numbers^^

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