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How do these two compare? I already saw the 9800 GTX vs 8800GT 512 comparison on AnandTech.
post #2 of 11
9800GTX beats the 8800GTS 512 by something like 5-10% max.
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What resoulution at gaming? If lower resolution than 1650 x 1050 the 8800 GT wins once u SLI it. Higher then that go with 9800 GTX.
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very close in performance. gts is much cheaper but the 9800 can do tri-sli
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I won't be doing SLI, so I'll just go with the 8800GTS G92. How will a single card perform at 1680x1050 or 1440x900?
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They compare very well.

So well, in fact, that, when set to the same clocks, they appear to be exactly the same.

At least as far as things stand now (i.e. unless people start getting them and finding out these cores/shaders on the 9800GTX overclock massively better), I can't see how they'd be worth much more than an 8800GTS512. Yeah, the memory on them clocks better than *most* 8800GTS memory, but not *all* (see mine for example), and memory speeds are actually not terribly important to benchmarks in most cases, so ...

But as I say, the jury is still out as far as overclocks go, they may turn out to be superior ... may point is, I doubt it will be by much, and very unlikely to compensate for the price difference.
    
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I won't be doing SLI, so I'll just go with the 8800GTS G92. How will a single card perform at 1680x1050 or 1440x900?
I do around 40fps in the crysis benchmark at 1680x1050, all high (0AA/AF), and almost 54fps at 1280x1024, all high (0AA/AF).

And my 3dmarks are in my sig.
    
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Would nvidia really screw over the 8 series in the new driver series?
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Would nvidia really screw over the 8 series in the new driver series?
Uh.. what makes you ask that ? And no.
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The 9800gtx doesn't beat the 8800gts 512mb enough to justify the extra cost currently unless you have a need for triple sli. I got a 8800gts 512mb oc msi card for R700(GBP44) cheaper than the local lowest priced 9800gtx.

Initially I was all for going 9800gtx but in the end I just couldn't justify the extra cost.
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