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large price difference. is it worth it ?
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Honestly? In any absolute sense, I would say not ... If you compare cost per frame over a wide variety of benches and resolutions on these two cards I'm quite certain that the 9600GT XXX would show up as a considerably better value.

But it's always the case in the PC world that price/performance ratio suffers greatly near the top of the performance chain, so this scenario is to be expected with this comparison.

It also just so happens that the 9600GT and 8800GT are absolutely PHENOMENAL cards for what they cost.
    
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If your going to ever go SLI the 9600 scales better. Otherwise, I think I would get a 8800GTS for just 8800GTS $225 after MIR
Edited by mortimersnerd - 5/18/08 at 9:09am
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If your going to ever go SLI the 9600 scales better. Otherwise, I think I would get a 8800GTS for just 8800GTS $225 after MIR
g80 FTL
    
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g80 FTL
Thats not G80, its 92
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g80 FTL
Thats G92...
    
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g80 FTL
Yes, thanks for the useless post.

Do you see any mention of a g80 card? The GTS is a g92, and the 9600 is g94.

To the OP - It depends on what resolution. Under 1680x1050 go with the 9600, otherwise pick up a GTS.

edit: the other guys beat me to it.
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Srry. Originally there was a g80. I copied the wrong link... I changed it now. microman was right originally

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Yes, thanks for the useless post.

Do you see any mention of a g80 card? The GTS is a g92, and the 9600 is g94.

To the OP - It depends on what resolution. Under 1680x1050 go with the 9600, otherwise pick up a GTS.

edit: the other guys beat me to it.
yeah and you were all wrong because he originally posted a 640mb GTS then edited it
    
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