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8800GT 256 Really a 512?

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Check it out. http://www.legitreviews.com/article/705/1/
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If I had one of these cards, I would remove the heatsink, make sure that I actually have all the memory chips, and flash the manufacturer's 512MB 8800GT BIOS right away.
    
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in the reviews they have pics of the card without the heatsink
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Nice, 8800 GT 512 will perform better then my 800 GTS 640mb right?
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Yes, by a good margin.
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so any of u think this would actually work?
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What I don't understand is the 3dmark06 score. My 9600GT is getting nearly 5000 in both SM2 and SM3 where as here the 8800GTX is getting that much. I hate that benchmark, there's so much variation.
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What I don't understand is the 3dmark06 score. My 9600GT is getting nearly 5000 in both SM2 and SM3 where as here the 8800GTX is getting that much. I hate that benchmark, there's so much variation.
i dont understand this post... the 9600gt and gtx should bench pretty similar
    
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wow good find, +rep =] lil things like this are always worth a proof read ^ ^
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Posted this awhile ago. The card is only like $10 cheaper than the 512mb GT on newegg, so it is a waste.
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