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oh i c so for resolution like 1600x1200 going to better on 640mb then 8800 GT 512MB?
It depends. The 8800GT performs better on average, and it seems the performance gap at higher resolutions is usually just smaller. Although there are some situations the GTS will do better. Check out this direct comparison at AnandTech, and this comparison at FPSLabs.

The 8800GTS still seems like a good deal at $120 when considering price-to-performance. An 8800GT 512MB is of course also a good deal for ~$140 to $170.

IMO - the 8800GT 512MB is in general a better performing card that generates less heat and draws less power. But it will also probably cost you a bit more. So it depends on what's important to you, and how much you want to spend.
Edited by Choggs396 - 5/29/08 at 3:53pm
    
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It's still a great card and if $120 is all you can spend, you will be very happy with it!!
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To be honest, i really like my card GTS 640. It runs all of the games i play great. Age of Conan looks awesome on it, and my frames in CS:S are just dumb. I would recommend it for sure.
    
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For $120, it's a deal. I got a second one for just around that price about a month ago for SLI

Oh, and don't expect much of a price drop for an 8800GT when the new nVidia stuff comes out. the new stuff is only high-end stuff, which costs quite a lot... it won't put downward pressure on the mid-range cards like the 8800GT.
    
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I found my 8800GTS 320 a VERY stable card even overclocked to it's max, more so even than my 9600GT which I find stutters in games like GoW at 1680x1050. The G80 is a more refined and stable core than the G9x series imo, even though the G9x's can attain higher frames they also have a larger discrepancy in frame rates causing the stuttering that I mentioned.

For that price that card would DEFINITELY be a great steal. I just sold my 320mb for 160 so take it while you can lol.
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For $120, it's a deal. I got a second one for just around that price about a month ago for SLI

Oh, and don't expect much of a price drop for an 8800GT when the new nVidia stuff comes out. the new stuff is only high-end stuff, which costs quite a lot... it won't put downward pressure on the mid-range cards like the 8800GT.
The only thing that needs downward pressure is the wound my pocketbook took, noting the harsh realization of spending $550 on my GTX about a year ago....

Now we have an 8800GTS 640MB that costs $120....
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Now we have an 8800GTS 640MB that costs $120....

I totally agree. I got my GTS and literally weeks later i started to hear about the GT.
Now i'm deciding weather or not to get another GTS for SLI, and if trends keep the prices near that one, i'll definitley be purchasing one soon
    
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post #18 of 25
For $120?

GET IT

It's not "The best" anymore but it's still more than enough to play most games at high settings
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post #19 of 25
huh? 130 for 8800GT at newegg.
10 bucks more for what your SLI setup would be like (cept at those high resolutions)
power comsumption, heat all better single card espically on the G92 core.
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Go 4 it! Its worth $120, and they OC like a beeyatch and take names.
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