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  • 84% (84)
    8800GT 512MB
  • 16% (16)
    9600GT 512MB
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post #41 of 47
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Originally Posted by arkheii View Post
Was the 8600GT really that fast? Most reviews I've seen were controversial ones saying that the 8600GT had enough trouble catching up to the 7600GT. The 8600GTS is a different story though.
aside from the GTS,the 8600GT destroyed the 7600GT. On my rig with the 8600GT I was able to hit over 6K in 3D Mark 06, With volt mod I was able to hit over 7K. There are very few review sites I trust on Vidcard reviews. Out of the 7 Series cards,the 8600GT-GTS can be compared with the 7900's. A number of members here on OCN had great results from the 8600GT and GTS and at the time of it's release was the best bang for the buck.

That being said,the better bang for the buck now is the 8800GT. I am not familiar with ATI cards or their prices.I'm just going off what I know from Nvidia.
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post #42 of 47
8800GT>9600GT any day of the week.
but i'd wait till july,it's not that much and you will have more options and the 8800GT price lowered for sure.
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post #43 of 47
same one I have XFX 8800GT $179.99 When I bought mine, it was $239 I believe. So yeah, look for price drops.
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post #44 of 47
What fools voted 9600GT? SHOW YOURSELF! =)
    
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post #45 of 47
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What fools voted 9600GT? SHOW YOURSELF! =)
<-- mines a love hate. i love it because its slim, cool, and gives me more then enough power for anything i could want it for, gonna get another just to solidify that. hate because untill recently every driver ive gotten has had crash and blue screen issues. with the 174.85 beta drivers, i havnt had any problems. but ya, i voted 9600. what now fool


oh and btw i paid about 135 from the egg for my 9600. so it was a price issue as well.
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post #46 of 47
I OC my 9600GT 725/1086 and my 3DMark06 is 13061
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post #47 of 47
8800gt single card


9600gt if you plan on SLIing right away or later
    
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