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post #11 of 40
So it looks great and scaling great but how about comparing it with a geforce 8800 gt? i know that the 8800 gt is a high-end of the 8 series and the 9600gt is not but they look pretty similar.
And price?,is it really gonna cost $179 that´s really cheap i´ve never used mid-end video cards but this one looks really good.
 
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post #12 of 40
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Wow...

They DO scale amazingly well with SLI.

SLI seems to be maturing quite a bit, especially with G94 gpu's.

This settles it.. Getting a 9600gt. For $179, an EVGA OC'd edition is gonna be in the mail. Second one will be shortly after that


~R
Its not necessarily the G94 gpus. Its because of new drivers. My sli performance with two G92 chips has went up considerably over the last couple weeks with these new drivers.

For 170 these cards are amazing. For about 50 bucks more a card is it worth it to go to SLI with 8800 GT's?? I dunno but I am happy with what I have and should be until this christmas.
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I would be more than slightly interested in seeing how these compare to 8800gt's. Since when did people think sli didn't scale properly anyways.
    
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So it looks great and scaling great but how about comparing it with a geforce 8800 gt? i know that the 8800 gt is a high-end of the 8 series and the 9600gt is not but they look pretty similar.
And price?,is it really gonna cost $179 that´s really cheap i´ve never used mid-end video cards but this one looks really good.
It's not "gonna" cost 179$, it costs 179$ NOW.
    
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post #15 of 40
Two of these seem to give the same performance as a single G92 GTS, for about the same price, so I doubt anyone would actually run these 9600s in SLI. The scalability does make the GX2 a lot more interesting though.
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Now if only there was sli on p35 mobos.
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So,is this card recommendable?,i might get one next month because it´s cheap and fast but i don´t it´s mid-end what do you guys think?
 
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post #18 of 40
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It's not "gonna" cost 179$, it costs 179$ NOW.
Oh so you mean it´s going to be more expensive?,when and how expensive?
 
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post #19 of 40
Wow, just when you buy an 8800GT...oh well, that's PC hardware for ya.
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Two of these seem to give the same performance as a single G92 GTS, for about the same price, so I doubt anyone would actually run these 9600s in SLI. The scalability does make the GX2 a lot more interesting though.
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