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Old 03-13-2008, 04:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I really like this graphics card and it seems to be one of the best for performance vs price.


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BFG Tech BFGE88512GTSE GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Newegg.com - BFG Tech BFGE88512GTSE GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

Price: $269.99 - Rebate availaible

GTX is only about 15-20% better than the GTS and the ULTRA is only 15-20% better than the GTX

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Ya i run 2 of those in SLI and its the next best thing to having dual GTX's
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When buying graphics cards, what are the main specs to look at?
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specs = trash

because the if we based things on specs, than the hd 3870 > 8800Ultra, and thats not true, what you should do to make your decision is look at benchmarks
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Thanks for your replays. I think it will be between the ATI 3870 and the EVGA 8800 GT. Still need to decide.
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they are pretty similar, just look for the best deal
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Go for the 8800GT 512mb if you can, otherwise I guarantee you won't be disappointed with the 3870
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Once again thanks for your posts. I bought the 8800GT 515mb off of Newegg today. Hopefully this will keep me in the game for a little while.
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ATi - 3870 512mb (an option if you change your mind about ATI, better than a 9600GT.)
No, I don't think that it is better
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Yes it is...... :freak:
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