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  • 83% (26)
    MSI NX8800GT 512M OC GeForce 8800 GT 512MB
  • 16% (5)
    MSI RX3870-T2D512E OC Radeon HD 3870 512MB
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post #1 of 42
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forget the poll above i have narrowed it down to to cards which one would be the best out of these two.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150280
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130318
Edited by zu903 - 6/4/08 at 9:00am
post #2 of 42
I would get the 8800gt.
You should either get one by EVGA or XFX
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post #3 of 42
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
The GT is a lot better.
You should either get one by EVGA or XFX
why are they better
post #4 of 42
Just google some benchmarks.
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post #5 of 42
At the similar price, 8800GT is the pick. XFX and evga have better warranty than MSI. Make sure your cpu is able to takes full advantage of it, your board can host it and PSU has adequate power.
Edited by linskingdom - 6/3/08 at 2:41pm
post #6 of 42
What motherboard will it be going in (SLI, crossfire or neither)
I would get this -
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261012
It won't use the 1gb to its full extent but its a good card and cheap.

If you want to go XFX, heres a cheap one -
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150280
post #7 of 42
They have superior warranties. XFX has a 2x lifetime warranty, meaning you and the next person to own the card both get a lifetime warranty on the card. EVGA offers a step up program where if you decide in a few months that you want a better card, you can trade in your old one directly to EVGA and get credit on a new one.
post #8 of 42
If you get the 8800GT get XFX or eVGA, if you get the 3870 get Sapphire.

That being said, my 8800GT was great when I had. I just didn't need that kind of performance.
    
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post #9 of 42
8800GT imho...
 
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post #10 of 42
8800GT hands down.
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