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post #1 of 21
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Which of these would be the better card to go with. Is it really worth paying about $75 more after rebates for the GTS? Or if you have any other suggestions let me know thanks!

Now the choices:

EVGA 8800GT

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130318

OR

EVGA 8800GTS 512mb KO Edition

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130337
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post #2 of 21
If you are on budget the 8800GT will do you very good.

But id say the 8800GTS because of the dualslot cooler and that it overclocks like crazy, from stok 650mhz to 800mhz core!
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post #3 of 21
The 8800GTS will obviously perform better. The 8800GT is just a "watered-down" version of the GTS (less stream processors and lower clocks). They're both great cards that deliver excellent bang-for-your-buck. It just comes down to how much you want to spend.
    
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post #4 of 21
Considering those Prices GTS is 65$ more. If money is the problem go for the GT.
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post #5 of 21
If you've got the money then get the GTS, if your on a budget go with the GT.

This review might help you decide...

http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/12...ion/index.html

What is your system spec ???

I have a GT and its a great card.
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post #6 of 21
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I have $750 to spend on a system and so far my specs will be

E2160 Dual Core CPU
Gigabyte P35 Mobo
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Now I just have to decide on a GPU...
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post #7 of 21
why dont you get the E2180 instead. They are the same price ??
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post #8 of 21
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I dont realy know how well the E2180 overclocks but I know I can get the upwards of 3.0Ghz overclocked with the E2160.
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post #9 of 21
The E2180 will overclock better as it has a multi of 10x rather than the 9x multi of the E2160.

Check out some of the overclocks on this page for the E2180...

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...3l-thread.html
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post #10 of 21
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Wow so I would be better off with the E2180? Thanks you have been repped...
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