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post #11 of 38
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
I will be buying a AKIMBO cooler for my GT, since I already own a GT. Keep posted in the new future for a huge thread with tons of pix!
Don't get the Akimbo.

Get the duorb or another cooler. Do the right thing.
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post #12 of 38
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Don't get the Akimbo.

Get the duorb or another cooler. Do the right thing.
Whatever.....thats a pretty asinine comment......I am doing the right thing and expelling heat out of my case.....

Back on topic.....

Get the GTS since you will have:

Better ram (better binned quality)
16 more shaders
Better cooler
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post #13 of 38
G92 GTS for sure.
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g92
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post #16 of 38
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g92
O RLY?

both are G92...
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post #17 of 38
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The G92 8800GTS will perform much better than the GT w/1gb of ram. The 1gb of ram will sometimes become a hindrance on a 256-bit bus. Plus the extra 16 shaders will come into extra use, especially with a 19" LCD.
Not to get picky here on you here, but the small hindrance you speak of actually comes from the 1GB of ram needing to have slightly looser timings ... not the bus width. And again, sorry if this is niggling, but whether or not the extra 'shaders', aka stream processors, will 'come into play' depends more upon what game you are playing than any other single factor.

My vote, if we're talking single card, is also for the GTS, IMHO, the extra cost is justified based the extra stream processors and on how much higher they overclock than the GTs.

If one was going to do SLI at a high resolution, however, I personally would be more inclined towards a 2x1GB setup, be it GT or GTS if those can be found.
    
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post #18 of 38
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Oh....didnt see that.....still the GTS will do you better. If I had to do this over again..I would have went with the GTS myself.
aye, me too, probably

I may want to trade for one in the near future... not too sure.
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post #19 of 38
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Not to get picky here on you here, but the small hindrance you speak of actually comes from the 1GB of ram needing to have slightly looser timings ... not the bus width. And again, sorry if this is niggling, but whether or not the extra 'shaders', aka stream processors, will 'come into play' depends more upon what game you are playing than any other single factor.
I and alot of others will argue that, DuckieHo fo sure.....
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post #20 of 38
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O RLY?

both are G92...
HAHAHA i just now relized that. the GTS G92 and i like your white txt you snuck in there.
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