Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › 675MHz/64sp vs. 600MHz/112sp: Upgrade worth $25?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

675MHz/64sp vs. 600MHz/112sp: Upgrade worth $25?

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Title pretty much says it all.

Still stuck deciding between the eVGA GeForce 9600GT and the eVGA 8800GT.

http://tinyurl.com/22mkyx

I'm not too familiar with stream processors and their function in computing, so I'm stuck deciding. I plan on overclocking my computer (CPU, memory, graphics), but the core speed of the 9600GT is higher than the 8800GT.

So help me decide: is it worth the extra $25 to get the 8800 over the 9600?

If there's any other information you need (specs, etc.), I'll post em.
Mr. Bubbles
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600@ 3.6GHz 1.37v DFI LP LT P35 eVGA 8800GTS 512mb 4GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
MAXTOR 500GB + Samsung Spinpoint 1TB Philips DVD+-RW XP Pro w/ SP3 24" Samsung 2493HM + 21.6" Samsung 216BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II PC P&C Silencer 610w Rocketfish Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
Mr. Bubbles
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600@ 3.6GHz 1.37v DFI LP LT P35 eVGA 8800GTS 512mb 4GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
MAXTOR 500GB + Samsung Spinpoint 1TB Philips DVD+-RW XP Pro w/ SP3 24" Samsung 2493HM + 21.6" Samsung 216BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II PC P&C Silencer 610w Rocketfish Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 7
For $25.... definitely get the 8800GT.
1 l^st t!me
(10 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
assorted varies PNY XLR8 GTX 560 Ti Samsung DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
sure one Megahalems / 120mm x 38mm  varied Windows & Linux 
PowerCase
yes! NZXT Source 530 
  hide details  
Reply
1 l^st t!me
(10 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
assorted varies PNY XLR8 GTX 560 Ti Samsung DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
sure one Megahalems / 120mm x 38mm  varied Windows & Linux 
PowerCase
yes! NZXT Source 530 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 7
$25 for 8800GT is well justified.
post #4 of 7
Definitely get the 8800gt.
That Loud Thing
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6750@ 3.18ghz stock vcore Intel DP35DP (OC'ers worst nightmare) XFX 8800gt@ 734/1728/972 Kingston generic 4x1gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 250gb 7200rpm+ Hitachi 120gb 7200rpm Philips DVD+R Vista Home Premium x64 HP w1907 
PowerCase
RAIDMAX RX-600F 600w Sunbeam Transformer 
  hide details  
Reply
That Loud Thing
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
e6750@ 3.18ghz stock vcore Intel DP35DP (OC'ers worst nightmare) XFX 8800gt@ 734/1728/972 Kingston generic 4x1gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 250gb 7200rpm+ Hitachi 120gb 7200rpm Philips DVD+R Vista Home Premium x64 HP w1907 
PowerCase
RAIDMAX RX-600F 600w Sunbeam Transformer 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 7
Definitely.
SUGO Reborn
(8 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-2620M @ 2.7 GHz Sony laptop AMD Radeon HD 6630m + Intel HD Graphics (hybrid) 6 GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 SSD 16x DVD+/-RW SuperDrive Windows 7 Professional x64 13.3" (1366x768) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Chiclet keyboard Sony laptop charger Black plastic Trackpad 
  hide details  
Reply
SUGO Reborn
(8 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-2620M @ 2.7 GHz Sony laptop AMD Radeon HD 6630m + Intel HD Graphics (hybrid) 6 GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial M4 SSD 16x DVD+/-RW SuperDrive Windows 7 Professional x64 13.3" (1366x768) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Chiclet keyboard Sony laptop charger Black plastic Trackpad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 7
Thread Starter 
I assumed that would be the general opinion. But can anyone tell me why the 8800 is preferred, or direct me to a guide that explains the importance of stream processors, core speed, etc?
Mr. Bubbles
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600@ 3.6GHz 1.37v DFI LP LT P35 eVGA 8800GTS 512mb 4GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
MAXTOR 500GB + Samsung Spinpoint 1TB Philips DVD+-RW XP Pro w/ SP3 24" Samsung 2493HM + 21.6" Samsung 216BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II PC P&C Silencer 610w Rocketfish Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
Mr. Bubbles
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600@ 3.6GHz 1.37v DFI LP LT P35 eVGA 8800GTS 512mb 4GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
MAXTOR 500GB + Samsung Spinpoint 1TB Philips DVD+-RW XP Pro w/ SP3 24" Samsung 2493HM + 21.6" Samsung 216BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II PC P&C Silencer 610w Rocketfish Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 7
its just a case of more is better
Eye-Seven
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 ASUS P6X58D Premium Gigabyte GTX 580 UD OCZ I-XMP 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Force GT 120GB + Vertex 2 50GB+ RE4 2TB Pioneer BDR-205 + Samsung SH-S203B Windows 7 x64 ASUS VW266H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Mirror Special Edition Corsair HX750 Coolermaster HAF922 Razer Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
Razer Destructor 
  hide details  
Reply
Eye-Seven
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 ASUS P6X58D Premium Gigabyte GTX 580 UD OCZ I-XMP 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Force GT 120GB + Vertex 2 50GB+ RE4 2TB Pioneer BDR-205 + Samsung SH-S203B Windows 7 x64 ASUS VW266H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Mirror Special Edition Corsair HX750 Coolermaster HAF922 Razer Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
Razer Destructor 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › 675MHz/64sp vs. 600MHz/112sp: Upgrade worth $25?