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Poll Results: Which Card Is The "Best Bang For The Buck"?

 
  • 1% (1)
    eVGA E-GEFORCE 8600GTS Superclocked / 256MB -------$249
  • 0% (0)
    XFX GeForce 8600 GTS Extreme / 256MB -------------------$265
  • 0% (0)
    XFX GeForce 8600 GTS XXX / 256MB ------------------------$312
  • 37% (24)
    eVGA GeForce 8800 GTS / 320MB ----------------------------$329
  • 39% (25)
    eVGA GeForce 8800 GTS / 640MB ----------------------------$379
  • 0% (0)
    eVGA GeForce 8800 GTS Superclocked / 320MB ----------$398
  • 21% (14)
    eVGA GeForce 8800 GTS Superclocked / 640MB ----------$399
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post #31 of 51
Thread Starter 
Something else which has just came to my mind.... will my 500 Watt PSU be enough? I am pretty sure it is but just in case
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post #32 of 51
what make and model?
    
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post #33 of 51
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by allanmonaghan View Post
what make and model?
An Antec SP-500 PSU Link
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post #34 of 51
Try the corsair hx 520watts the one you picked should be fine. but ive heard excellent reviews about the corsairs...the min spec to run a gts is 26amps and 450w so your supply should be fine
    
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post #35 of 51
eVGA GeForce 8800 GTS / 640MB then you can overlclock it with out a problem
 
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post #36 of 51
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Since I do not overclock currently and do not plan to (which is strange since I am on overclock.net forums) would the gain in the superclocked edition be worth just the $20 more?
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post #37 of 51
I think the 8800GTS 320Mb is the best bang for your bucks.
Only I'm wondering one thing.. why are the superclocked 320 and 640 versions priced at only $1,- difference?

Oh, and the cheapest 8800GTS 320 is more around $280,- (in American dollars)
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post #38 of 51
i would say no but it depends if you've got the extra $20...look at it like this. $20 for 5 fps...you should (if your running a 19" monitor for example) be hitting 50 fps on average with the highs being much higher than this...so those extra fps dont matter that much...and i would still say that the 320 mb edition is a no no. because it doesnt have enough memory to cope as resolution increases
    
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post #39 of 51
best bang for buck:
eVGA GeForce 8800 GTS / 640MB
Like i have
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post #40 of 51
But will the 320MB be fine if you don't go over 1280x1024?
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