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Old 03-04-2006, 04:43 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Yea, but I'm sure SLI 7900GTs will be the best performance for their value if they're around $300 each. Thats like having 2 7800gtx 512's for $600.
Why do people keep saying the 7900GT performs like a 7800GTX512MB? It's not. It is just meant to replace the 7800GTX with a 90nm core and cheaper prices.

7900GT
24 pipes
450MHz core
1300MHz memory

7800GTX 512MB
24 pipes
550MHz
1800MHz memory

The whole 7900GT = 7800GTX 512MB and 7900GTX = 700+ MHz and 32 pipelines was just speculation, and they are false.

SLI 7900GTS is just going to be a little better then SLI 7800GTX 256MB, it should OC better as well.
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Yes but since you can't really find the 7800GTX 512MB anymore, than it would seem to me that the 7900GT wouldn't be such a bad buy after all--if you really feel the need to go with GeForce.
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