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guys can u please tell me if my card is alrdy overclocekd?
above post has my 3dmark result for my card.
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not a huge difference
this is my setting
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=707&chart=308

what does anti aliasing do anyways? i have it turned off.
Not a huge difference? It's actually a giant difference. The 8800GTS is much, much more powerful than the 7900GTX.

To answer a couple questions, your card does appear to be slightly overclocked (on the core). Also, anti-aliasing helps smooth out the sides of images that get "stair-stepped."
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The 8800GTS is way more powerful...just to give you an idea the 8800GTS has 96 shaders while the 7900GTS only has 24 but higher clocks.
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The 8800GTS is way more powerful...just to give you an idea the 8800GTS has 96 shaders while the 7900GTS only has 24 but higher clocks.
Shaders on the GeForce 7 are completely different from the 8. You can't compare the two, especially since the shaders don't even have the same name. In 8 series, they are Stream Processors. In the 7's they are Pixel Pipelines. That is why the 7900GTX (24 pipelines) owns the 8600 which has 32 stream processors.
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Shaders on the GeForce 7 are completely different from the 8. You can't compare the two, especially since the shaders don't even have the same name. In 8 series, they are Stream Processors. In the 7's they are Pixel Pipelines. That is why the 7900GTX (24 pipelines) owns the 8600 which has 32 stream processors.
Its also crippled with a 128 bit bus.
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One Word: GTS
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gts is much better, it is comparable to 7900 in sli, also has dx10
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Its also crippled with a 128 bit bus.
I knew you were going to say that

I'm quite aware, but having a 256-bit bus would definitely not give it enough power to beat a 7900GTX. Someone (with an 8800) should do a test and disable some stream processor units with Rivatuner and then see how close performance is with 7900 with similar number of shaders. That would be pretty cool to see.
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G71 GPUs are horrible at overclocking and maintaining that overclock w/o artifacting sooner or later but eventually will.
G80s (a.k.a. 88xx's) are far better in terms of that and in all cases the 8800 GTS is better than the 7900 GTX.
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THX ALL
well i got my answer. im gonna get the gtx after the prices drop. or may be bid it at ebay
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