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Poll Results: Which Gcard should i get?

Poll expired: Mar 15, 2008  
  • 64% (20)
    8800 GTS 512 [G92]
  • 35% (11)
    9800 GTX
31 Total Votes  
post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by mcogan10 View Post
how could you not detect my sarcasm...
Because you didn't use one of these,


I say GTS. I won't be a fan of the 9 series until i see some user benches that say otherwise.
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post #12 of 21
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oh, cus i respect microman, he answered quite a few of my questions in the past
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post #13 of 21
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oh, cus i respect microman, he answered quite a few of my questions in the past

im pretty sure the post he made after mine confirms that he knew what i was talking about.
post #14 of 21
Tri sli 9800gtx's
Because then you'll get all the chicks.
j/k but that would be sweet, like Zorpnic said balls to the wall!
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okay, i think this poll is over, rep up for all of you >:]
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post #16 of 21
Really? I don't think anyone has given you a real answer (sorry).

We really don't have a basis to compare them. From what we currently have gathered the 9800GTX is an overclocked, revised 8800GTS 512. Now, the GTS overclocks like a madman on stock cooling, mine is 812 (from stock 650) at great temps.

The GTS can be found cheap for 240. The 9800 GTX which will deliver marginally better performance for a higher price premium.

Realistically if you want to spend, I'd say pick up a used 8800GTX. They can be found cheap, especially if you plan on getting an HDTV.

Otherwise the GTS is the best pick.
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post #17 of 21
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thx thx, rep up for you too, im buying the Evga 8800 GTS 512 tomaro.. from microcenter.
if benchmarks comes out within 90 days, i can still upgrade . love evga
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post #18 of 21
Sounds good, ty for the rep.

For future reference try to include a little comment in the rep box, like "Thanks!!! ~ xtacized"

Makes knowing who repped you a whole lot easier .

Enjoy your card, it's a beast!
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post #19 of 21
If you have the money I would say go with the 9800 gtx for two reasons. The 9600 gt's scale in sli very very well, so if the 9800 gtx's can do the same, then good. Plus they will allow tri-sli.
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post #20 of 21
^ This is true that the newer 9 series seem to be scaling better. The new core revision has shown this to be true. He does have the board to SLI, but I'm personally against the whole SLI concept, I like really fast single slot solutions (cheaper xD).

It's up to the OP tho.
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