Replace graphics card

I run a Gateway FX541XG witj Windows Vista SP2, 32 bit, 4 GB ram, processor Q6850 @ 3GHz. I use lots of graphics, running Bloomberg Pro and eSignal on 2 graphics cards, both are GeForce 8800 GT. One of them died and I want to replace both of them, keeping the possiblity to run 4 30 inch monitors (2 on each card). What is the best card I should buy (cost not an option) giving my current set up?
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g3nu1n3Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Considering that they worked before and the price of them are now more than likely less than when you initially purchased them. I would go with the GeForce 8800 GTs again.
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HotseAuthor Commented:
did not know they were still available....
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uescompConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Personally I would stick with the GeForce 8800 GT and just replace the one, the GeForce 8800 GT is and excellent series for the speed is quite awsome.  The 9800GTX+ and the newer version of that card GTS250.  All of those are basically the same card but measure slightly different in clock speed.  If you were to spring for newer or better spring for an 8800 GTX series, the X series measures slightly faster.  The GeForce 9800 GT is a little slower but is more energy efficient but if your looking for clock speeds then I would go with a GTS250.

A GeForce 8800GT and a 9800GT are basically the same, however a 9800 GTX+ is better than the 8800GTX.  All around they are basically the same card just with little tweaks.  I know it might be confusing but if your looking for clock speed here are the stats around that general area.

GTS250 > 9800GTX+ > 8800GTX > 9800GTX
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chevy1976impalaCommented:
I also would recommend using GeForce 8800 GTs again.

You also said, "did not know they were still available...."

I did a search on eBay for "GeForce 8800 GT", and  came up with the following result:

98 results found for
GeForce 8800 GT
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uescompCommented:
The 9800GTX+ is still available, about $120 for the 512 and $180 for the 1Gb
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HotseAuthor Commented:
thank you all  -- this was quite helpful...
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