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http://en.expreview.com/?p=273

Looks like the G92 core still has a lot of fight in it. Check out the http://en.expreview.com/?p=273&page=16scores of the 9600GT SLI vs. HD3870X2. The 9600GTs perform much better than the HD3870X2 so we can only assume that the 9800GX2 will perform even better.
    
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http://en.expreview.com/?p=273

Looks like the G92 core still has a lot of fight in it. Check out the http://en.expreview.com/?p=273&page=16scores of the 9600GT SLI vs. HD3870X2. The 9600GTs perform much better than the HD3870X2 so we can only assume that the 9800GX2 will perform even better.
I think the 9600 is G94 and 8800 GT is G92. The 9800 GX2 uses 2 8800 GT, so these scores do not translate to the power of a 9800 GX2. Unlike dual 8800 GT which should be closer to the 9800 GX2. Correct me if i am wrong.


--Both games tested were nVidia optimized. How i do believe 2 9600 is probably more bang for your buck i call possible bias on any article that only shows results from games that are optimized for 1 manufacture or the other.
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Awesome, I just put a build together for my HP Rep with an E8400 and 2 x 9600GT's

This will be fun.
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Nice comparisons. I believe I may have seen a few of them already, but thanks.
    
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I think the 9600 is G94 and 8800 GT is G92. The 9800 GX2 uses 2 8800 GT, so these scores do not translate to the power of a 9800 GX2. Unlike dual 8800 GT which should be closer to the 9800 GX2. Correct me if i am wrong.
GTS.
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GTS.
Now that would make things allot more interesting.
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Theres no GTS in the lineup though?
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I think the 9600 is G94 and 8800 GT is G92. The 9800 GX2 uses 2 8800 GT, so these scores do not translate to the power of a 9800 GX2. Unlike dual 8800 GT which should be closer to the 9800 GX2. Correct me if i am wrong.


--Both games tested were nVidia optimized. How i do believe 2 9600 is probably more bang for your buck i call possible bias on any article that only shows results from games that are optimized for 1 manufacture or the other.
The 9800GX2 uses 2 G92 cores, the 8800GTS variant, that has 128 sp's...

the 8800GT only has 112sp..
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Well , very good, but still has only 208 GFlops, compared to 3850 & 3870 -> 429 GFlops & 496 GFlops. Very sad how raw power doesn't show the real in-game performance
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Well , very good, but still has only 208 GFlops, compared to 3850 & 3870 -> 429 GFlops & 496 GFlops. Very sad how raw power doesn't show the real in-game performance
It's all about putting the power to the road I'm afraid. Larger numbers don't always win at the track.
    
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