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Old 03-04-2008, 10:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Not sure what to get the 8800GTS or 9600GT or should I just wait for the 9800 to come out? I am not sure what that will cost for a 9800 though.
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Default Re: Should I buy a 8800GTS or 9600GT

Single card: The 8800GTS > 8800GT > 9600GT
SLI: 9600GT > 8800GTS > 8800GT

The 9600GT works incredibly well in SLI

I'd wait till the 9800GX2 comes out, I was considering another GTS myself, but the 9800GX2 might be a possibility, if the SLI component is as efficient as it is with the 9600GT..
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Default Re: Should I buy a 8800GTS or 9600GT

by what i have heard a 9800gtx will cost 350-400 and a 8800gx2 wil cost 450-500.
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by what i have heard a 9800gtx will cost 350-400 and a 8800gx2 wil cost 450-500.
the 9800GTX might just be an 8800GTS in disguise... that's what we've been hearing.. don't think it ain't possible, remember the jump from the 6800GT to the 7800GT?
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I am really thinking of getting this 8800GTS because of price. I know the memory is lower then most but how much is that a factor? Newegg.com - EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
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what, dude no, I thought you were referring the 8800GTS G92... BIG difference! the 320/640MB versions of the 8800GTS use the G80 architecture, the 512MB version uses the G92 which is superior
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Really. Maybe I should go with the one you stated then. If there is a huge difference with the architecture.
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well, wait until the 9800GX2 and GTX come out, or at least wait a little over a week when the NDA is lifted for some legit reviews to see how they perform (I know that many samples of the 9800GX2 have been floating around, but no reviews have been done on them yet)
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8800gts (g92) Ftw
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well, wait until the 9800GX2 and GTX come out, or at least wait a little over a week when the NDA is lifted for some legit reviews to see how they perform (I know that many samples of the 9800GX2 have been floating around, but no reviews have been done on them yet)
So when do you think the 9800GX2 will be out. Someone told me maybe in March.
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