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Is a 9600GT KO edition better than my 7900GTX?

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I would like to know, thanks.
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Yes. The 9600GT is a card than can go toe-to-toe with the 8800GTX.
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Yes. The 9600GT is a card than can go toe-to-toe with the 8800GTX.
...maybe not that good.

Yes though, it should be better, and I imagine it will be at a much nicer price point that what ever you paid for your 7900GTX
    
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I would like to know, thanks.
without a doubt, you will be blown away! I don't have a 9 series but I do have an 8800 (also a KO edition) and have gone from 6800>>7800>>7900>>7950>>8800 and the jump from the 7 series to the 8 series is mind-blowing. The KO editions have special cooling and have higher overclocks.
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yes it would be better. the price would be better for it also. just ditch the 7900 and go with the new stuff.
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es. The 9600GT is a card than can go toe-to-toe with the 8800GTX.
Disagree completely

If the 8800GT is only just about par with the 8800GTX, a 9600GT is hardly gonna...
    
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Yes. The 9600GT is a card than can go toe-to-toe with the 8800GTX.
What have you been smoking?the 96gt is a mid range card,theres no way it will beat an 88gtx
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There's no question that the 9600GT will blow away the 7900GTX. You're looking at (typically) close to double the performance.

As for the 8800GTX, there are certain test scenarios where the 9600GT will best it by a small margin, especially if we're comparing max overclocked cards. These will typically be at lower resolutions/AA levels. Start cranking those up a bit, on most tests, the GTX will start to pull away
    
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