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You have seen our shootout for the Geforce 7600GT series a year back, and now we're back with the 8600 series. We will be taking a look at a total of 18 cards from 7 different brands in this shootout, namely Asus, EVGA, Gigabyte, Inno3D, MSI, Palit & Zotac, and we aim to give you an idea of what to expect for the price you pay for your spanking new graphics adapter.
Below are some of the basic specifications of the 8600GT and GTS before we continue to introduce the cards from the various different brands.
Much more here : http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=5002
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You cant have it all eh !
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I wish reviewers would just name their topics:
"Evga wins another graphics card review, rest are mediocre."
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I wish reviewers would just name their topics:
"Evga wins another graphics card review, rest are mediocre."
Yes but thats not very indepth lol.
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My eVGA 8600GT

Standard
core 540
Mem 700 (1400Mhz)DDR3

VMod OC
core 870
Mem 950 (1900Mhz)DDR3

$119 new
$35-$40 for a good 3rd party cooler

Capable of reaching over 7k in 3DMark 06,but that is with VMod.

I'm loving these cards and I believe I will buy another for SLI.
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Yes but thats not very indepth lol.
Thats the general consensus of all the reviews.

Except this one. Apparantly asus wins it, evga just behind but i'm smart enough to know that the evga cost 100$ less than the asus.
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Thats the general consensus of all the reviews.

Except this one. Apparantly asus wins it, evga just behind but i'm smart enough to know that the evga cost 100$ less than the asus.
Actually if you look at the ratings the Inno3D IChill 8600GT actually won getting 88 vr-marks versus the Asus with 85.
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eVGA is still good and it's lifetime warranty is priceless. tyvm
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Evga is not the best company but shares the title with XFX if you ask me.
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