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1080p is 1920x1080, considerably bigger than 16x10
In that case, I vote for the 8800GTX. I just can't seem to justify the extra money for a glorified GTS.
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In that case, I vote for the 8800GTX. I just can't seem to justify the extra money for a glorified GTS.
I'd agree with dralb.
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post #13 of 25
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In that case, I vote for the 8800GTX. I just can't seem to justify the extra money for a glorified GTS.
The 9800GTX is actually cheaper than the 8800GTX, its just theres a $50 MIR with the 8800.
    
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I can't decide! But I am going to toss some rep and keep an eye on what others might think.
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I'd go with the old GTX and overclock it.. then wait until next gen comes out you wont feel as tied to ur GFX card had you dropped a whole paycheck on it or something to that extent.

The New GTX isnt worth the price hike IMO, but i only spent $180 on my 3870 so i say if its in your budget go for it.

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post #16 of 25
However, the G92 8800GTS should overclock higher than a 8800GTX will overclock.
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post #17 of 25
As long as you don't crank up AA the FPS difference between the 8800GTS(G92) and 8800Ultra is negligible...

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3175&p=3

8800gts:

-consumes less power
-generates less heat
-OCs mad crazy (I'm gaming/ATItool stable @ 782mhz core/1953mhz shader/2100mhz memory. I can bench up to around 810ish before stability gets completely shot)
-Significantly cheaper

8800gtx:

-24 ROPs and higher BW = unmatched FPS with 19x12 rez and AA enabled

I'd recommend the 8800gtx if you plan on running AA at 19x12, but IMHO the 8800gts is the better option if your running 19x12 or less w/o AA.

EVGA 8800gts KO for $220 after $30MIR

BFG 8800gts OC for $225 after $30MIR

MSI 8800gts OC + PC game the Witcher for $200 after $30MIR


EVGA 8800GTX for $290 after $50MIR

All 9800GTXs cost ~$300
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post #18 of 25
I have some first hand experience with the 9800GTX vs the 8800GTX. The system is a 780i with an E8400 OCed to 4.05GHz. The 8800GTX was able to push 13955 in 3Dmarks06 with a 650 core and 1000 ram. In the same system, the 9800GTX at stock of 675 core and 1100 ram, achieved a score of 14700. The card is currently running an 820 core and 1210 memory with a 3Dmarks06 score of 15823.

So take that into consideration when comparing the 8800GTX to the 9800GTX.
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post #19 of 25
If you run at a high res, it reduces the need for the killer AA.

If you crank it down, an 8800GT will suffice at those resolutions.
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post #20 of 25
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If you run at a high res, it reduces the need for the killer AA.

If you crank it down, an 8800GT will suffice at those resolutions.
Not at 24" resolutions necesarily...


My 8800GTX eats everything I throw at it. You want the extra memeory for high-res textures which 512MB might not be enough for
    
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