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Old 12-04-2007, 01:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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If I'm gonna spend 300 bucks on a xfx 8800 gts xxx (320), should I just save up another 300 for gtx model? 756ram?

Or would the 300 dollar model be pretty good as far as bang for my buck?
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Default Re: If I'm gonna spend the money.. (video card)

If you don't want to buy a gtx then a 8800gt is the only other I would consider.... right now benchmarks proove that the GT beats the GTS and it is cheaper... a win/win situation.
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Or wait for the 8800gts 512mb.
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or quit playing the waiting game and get a gt. the waiting game will just cause you to tear your hair out.
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If I'm gonna spend 300 bucks on a xfx 8800 gts xxx (320), should I just save up another 300 for gtx model? 756ram?

Or would the 300 dollar model be pretty good as far as bang for my buck?
This is EXACTLY why the price is still so high on these old cores and definately explains why the G92 was called 8800GT and not 9800xx.
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At this point i dont understand why people even think of buying a 8800 gts of any kind...
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Do not for the love of god buy a gts 320 or 640. Either buy a GT 512, or a 3870 512. Both of these cards have nearly 90% of the performance of a GTX for near 250 bucks.
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Do not for the love of god buy a gts 320 or 640. Either buy a GT 512, or a 3870 512. Both of these cards have nearly 90% of the performance of a GTX for near 250 bucks.
a 8800GT is cheaper and more powerful and smaller
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