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Actually,unless I misunderstand something only the core/chipset itself comes from Nvidia, and the PCB as well as assembly is left up to the individual company in question, so there actually CAN be differences between different graphics card companies with regards to performance/temps/etc.....

Or do I have it wrong? Do the cards come to different companies fully assembled on the PCB and the only thing that EVGA/XFX/BFG/etc do is throw a stock cooler and serial # sticker on there?
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EVGA or XFX,
 
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PCB?
Yeah no idea what that is...
PCB = Printed Circuit Board - the card itself.
post #34 of 39
XFX has LOST planet AND call of duty 4? those are both AWESOME games, get the XFX! ive owned BFG and evga, they are both awesome, but xfx is just as good, and 2 games? get it!
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Originally Posted by Dawgdoc View Post
Actually,unless I misunderstand something only the core/chipset itself comes from Nvidia, and the PCB as well as assembly is left up to the individual company in question, so there actually CAN be differences between different graphics card companies with regards to performance/temps/etc.....

Or do I have it wrong? Do the cards come to different companies fully assembled on the PCB and the only thing that EVGA/XFX/BFG/etc do is throw a stock cooler and serial # sticker on there?
I've always thought the latter was true.
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get a 9800GTX

but i would say BFG OR EVGA (I like BFG the most)
You're funny.

The 9800GTX is barely that much better and costs way more. No point in getting one.
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yeah, i dont like how the 9800gtx needs 2 pci-e connectors, so sli will not be possible on alot of psus (i only have 2 of em)
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Go whit XFX or EVGA becaus their waranty cover if you change the cooler and they are smoother on o'c, other dont.

I owned a 7900gtx from xfx, best card ( stable, low temp, easy oc'ed).

Now i have a 8800gts (92) from gigabyte, not bad, but wont o'c as the xfx.
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Now it's just basically whether I want games or price...
I'll most likely get the EVGA KO version as soon as I find out why its priced less than the regular edition.
    
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