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512MB? Oh my god.
    
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So what exactly is the difference between the 8800GTS G92 and 9800GTX?

The specs on the 9800GTX and the price make me wonder if two GTXs wouldn't be a better purchase than a single GX2. I guess it depends upon whether or not Nvidia is capable of improving SLI scaling.
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The price makes me wonder should i wait and buy this.. or get an 8800 GTS g92.

Oh the decisions.
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So what exactly is the difference between the 8800GTS G92 and 9800GTX?
Thats what I'm wondering.

I look at it and just think to myself "Sweet, I have a card that hasn't been released yet".
    
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So what exactly is the difference between the 8800GTS G92 and 9800GTX?

The specs on the 9800GTX and the price make me wonder if two GTXs wouldn't be a better purchase than a single GX2. I guess it depends upon whether or not Nvidia is capable of improving SLI scaling.
The GX2 would be great if you have a mobo with only one PCI-E slot and really want high-end graphics, so two GTXs wouldn't be an option.
    
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So what exactly is the difference between the 8800GTS G92 and 9800GTX?

The specs on the 9800GTX and the price make me wonder if two GTXs wouldn't be a better purchase than a single GX2. I guess it depends upon whether or not Nvidia is capable of improving SLI scaling.
Don't kid yourself... there is no difference.
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Thats what I'm wondering.

I look at it and just think to myself "Sweet, I have a card that hasn't been released yet".

vs the 8800GTS G92 it will have faster memory (0.8ns), the GTS uses 1.0ns memory. Also the speculation is that the 9800GTX will come with a higher core voltage then the GTS, and thus have the ability to clock higher. That is probably the reason why it uses a more aggressive cooler. The only way to know for sure about the higher core voltage is to measure the Vcore with a voltmeter.
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At this price im not really bothered about it outperforming the GTS g92 by colossal amounts, im going to get one methinks, might be a shock though as my current card is the most powerful i have ever owned/played on :s
    
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512MB? Oh my god.
isn't that a pretty safe, standard amount of RAM for a high-end graphics card? It's been shown that any more doesn't actually make that much of a difference.
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I think the 9800GTX would of been impressive improvement with 1GB GDDR4, but its not.
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