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post #11 of 19
Personally, I would wait until the R600 comes out to see how it matches up against the 8800 GTX. I heard on a couple forums that the R600 is supposed to be a G80 killer.

You would only have to wait about 24 days until the card is released.

But otherwise I would go with a 8800 GTX because it's more future proof.
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post #12 of 19
I got my GTS and i think its fast. I will post some pix of my card this week. I forgot my Digital camera when i went to my relatives.
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post #13 of 19
GTS, the GTX is only better by a bit, cost like $100 more
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post #14 of 19
Well considering most games now only utilize 256 MB of video memory except at super high frame rates, if the GTS really does go as high as the GTX, there's no use, because it still has like 640 MB or something like that. I would say GTS. And not meaning to hijack, but is there any real good reason they used GDDR3 when GDDR4 is being used in the x1950XTXs?
    
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post #15 of 19
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Lol seems like everyone is going for GTS except for Slade
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post #16 of 19
Well, it depends on your money situation. If you are rolling in cash, then go for the GTX, if you want an extremely good bang/buck combo, its the GTS and also the differences between the GTS and the GTX isn't just the memory and the clock speed, there are 128 stream processors in the GTX as opposed to the 96 in the GTS
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Well considering most games now only utilize 256 MB of video memory except at super high frame rates, if the GTS really does go as high as the GTX, there's no use, because it still has like 640 MB or something like that. I would say GTS. And not meaning to hijack, but is there any real good reason they used GDDR3 when GDDR4 is being used in the x1950XTXs?
Currently DDR4 is hard to find and production for it is behind. Forgot where I read it though =/

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Originally Posted by Akatsuki No Tobi View Post
You would only have to wait about 24 days until the card is released.
I heard March, where do you get 24 days? Cause that could be very interesting for me =D
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post #18 of 19
GTS. I have a benchmarks where overclocking the card made it out preform a GTX, even on the high resolutions. Plus, with the money you save from OCing your GTS to GTX levels, you will have enough money left over to start saving for when the second gen DX10 cards come out. ^^)
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post #19 of 19
Ya right, GTS SLI beat GTX SLI? It's like when the first 512 MB 7800 GTX came out, they said there were no increase in performance. There are differences of stream processor, bits, GDDR3 Memory...
And you cannot overclock your GTX to go from 96 stream processors to 128 stream processors from the GTX, and you cannot increase from to 320-bit to 384-bit and from 640 MB GDDR3 to 768. You can match the clocks, eventually, but never beat its performance.
    
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