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3870 512mb equal to 8800GTS 640MB?

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is ati 3870 512mb equal to 8800GTS 640MB performance?
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I would have to say the 3870 performs better than a G80 8800GTS.

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if u click on overall fps in tomshardware chart it shows 8800gts has better score.
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Well when 2900XT came out it was better then 8800GTS G80. Also the drives only have gotten better for ATi so i would say 3870 is better and can OC much more.
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HD3870 has similar performance as 8800GT so it is better than 8800GTS 640.
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Yup HD3870 should be slightly faster in most cases.
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They're comparable, but it differs from game to game.

I would choose the 3870 over the G80 as it consumes less power, and has true HDMI support.
    
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the 3870 is about 10% faster and costs less than the 8800GTS 640 mb
    
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Less cost, less power consumption, more overclocking, stock heatsink will take you to its max overclock, better DX10 performance, DX10.1, better overall performance, better drivers, etc. 3870 is the choice in this case.
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Yeah..... The 3870 is the way to go. Especially with them close to $150 now.
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