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Exactly. One 8800GTS is more powerful than two 8600GT's for CHEAPER.

Again, PSU is a piece. Get a name brand like PC P&C or Corsair or Seasonic.



Yep, that's not very good.
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I know, right?

Hey when I built my rig I didn't really know too much about computers at the time, so I just went with what I thought was a decent 550w PSU. I've actually had no problems with it for the year I've had it. I've checked my fluctuations and the rails are never less than 11.8 and no higher than 12.2.

But I've got 20A on 12v1 and 18A on 12v2. So it's not THAT bad.
post #23 of 28
I know, SLI doesn't pay off unless you SLI the high-end models because usually the next card up will beat the SLI setup.

Pretty much, setting up SLI 8600GT's is the most pointless thing I've ever heard of.
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umm the 8600GT ill admit in SLi wont have the preformance of the 8800GTS, just ent gonna happen, the 8600GTS will but not the GT.
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post #25 of 28
nah you can get over 10,000mark06 with SLI 8600gt's OC and they are cheap as dirt so you can get 8800gt scores for less money
post #26 of 28
You'd be much better of going with a single 8800GTS 512, get SLI board and then you get get a second 8800GTS 512 down the road. If you're set on cheaper/slower cards why not 2 9600's instead of 8600's?
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post #27 of 28
8600gt 512 $138

9600gt 512 $291

8800gt 512 $348

8800gts 512 $477

nzl prices . problem being i dont have $291. i do like the idea of sli and a massive overclock though ...

ultimately it'll be a bit cheaper to go 9600gt .. cause i'd have to buy another water block and so on to run SLI

i would need to overclock the 8600gt hard to get 10,000 -11,000 .. over clocking is run though
post #28 of 28
Please buy anything except the 8600GT. Hell, if you can find a 7900GT, that will easily outperform.
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