Conclusion: So, was NVIDIA’s GTS 250 worth the wait? That’s of course a comedic question, because as mentioned earlier, the company’s latest card is little different than the 9800 GTX+, which we’ve had available since last summer. That’s important to point out, because if you already own a decent GPU that you purchased within the past year, then the GTS 250 is not likely for you. It would be much more worthwhile to go with something a little beefier, such as the GTX 260/216.
Excerpt: "I've always been one for waiting for slightly outdated cards to drop into a certain price bracket to save some pennies and, historically, I've never really been disappointed. Onboard graphics have come a long way of late and my new quad speed ASUS board with 2gb ram etc was hoping to overcome some problems I was having with newer games (such as Saboteur and GTA4 etc). Sadly this was not to be and it became obvious I was going to have to fork out for ...
Pros: Excellent Graphics and User Interface . Not unduly expensive relative to other cards .
Cons: Screen Cloning is limited . Needs a bit of space so not really practical in a "Shuttle" type box .