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http://www.tomshardware.com/2008/04/...800gtx_review/

I like the looks of Toms numbers on the 9800GTX but is it still worth the upgrade.
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So, it performs on par with the 8800ultra?
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So, it performs on par with the 8800ultra?
Its real close. I may waite yet to see if anything rolls out in a week or two.
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Yep its pretty close to the Ultra. It might be worth the buy compared to an ultra.
 
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Yep its pretty close to the Ultra. It might be worth the buy compared to an ultra.
might be the mid/high range card i've been waiting for :]!
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So, it performs on par with the 8800ultra?
So.....if that is the case, why is it a 9 series, instead of an 8850 Ultra/GTX?
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So.....if that is the case, why is it a 9 series, instead of an 8850 Ultra/GTX?
does the name make that much of a difference to you people?
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post #9 of 34
seems the 8800 GTX is only 7% slower and alot cheaper
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does the name make that much of a difference to you people?
Not at all. It makes a difference to the average consumer, who is being decieved by the newer/cooler name. Granted it is their own damn fault for not being educated on the subject, but there is just no reason for a new series.

Would you not be bothered if this card were labeled as a 7980? Why 7980? Who the **** knows, why 9800? Noone knows.
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