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So, EVGA 8800GT regular - $238 + DuOrb - $35 (cheapest, don't think possible) = $273. The EVGA 8800GTS G92 is $290. Is it worth just going with the GT for $17 cheaper, or go to the 8800GTS G92 for maximum performance?
For $17, I would definitely get the GTS. It performs close to the GTX once overclocked. However, there are 8800GT's for less than that.
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How far do I need to overclock to surpass the 8800 GTX?
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go with the gts for sure. and your probably not going to get gtx performance with your gts without aftermarket cooling
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Anything else? How is the AC Accelero S1 w/Turbo Module vs DuOrb vs AKIMBO?
I have an AC Accelero on mine and its amazing!

<40 degrees C 90% of the time on load. never reaches 45 degrees.

Clocked at 723/2050 (not sure of shader clock...)
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I would vote against the DuOrb. I saw on a Tom's Hardware review that the two fans spinning so close together without a separator cause a gurgling noise because the two fans aren't in-sync. Looking at the design, I could see how that cooler would be very loud at high RPM. It scored about mid-range for cooling though.
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The galaxy 8800gt 512mb may be worth checking out also (im currently running it). Its often the cheapest card, saw one on ncix for 189$ CAN a couple weeks ago. Comes with a zalman like cooler with a giant heatpipe on it, a jumper to easily increase core voltage from 1.1 to 1.3 and faster samsung memory chips. There's a post on it somewhere in these forums where you can read all about it. Only problem is galaxy doesn't have much reputation compared to say evga or xfx. I took the risk and I'm really happy, check it out!
    
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Get the Galaxy card and stick the EVGA Akimbo cooler on it.
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