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    9600gt
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    8800gt
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post #1 of 28
Thread Starter 
now they're almost the same price, so i thought of picking one up.

so i did some exploring on google and there seems to be a lot of mixed reviews.

so i want to know what you people think.

which one actually performs better and which one is worth the get?

--- edit ---

now its more about which card to get
single slot or dual slot please refer to post #8
Edited by this n00b again - 6/19/08 at 6:37am
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post #2 of 28
The 9600 is new.Reason for price.

8800GT Woops it.That's all
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post #3 of 28
8800GT Wins
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post #4 of 28
In general, 9600GT's performance is about the same as 8800GT. I still prefer 8800GT.
post #5 of 28
they are both good but I voted 8800GT from my experience!
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post #6 of 28
8800gt Ftw
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post #7 of 28
8800GT is your best bet!

My friend's stock 9600GT is able to beat my card at stock, but it lost when we were both overclocked to the max.
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post #8 of 28
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alright then, now since we have all agreed on the 8800 GT

which one to get? soo many choices?

a) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125089
b) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121224
c) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130359
d) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130318

im thinking option d.

but option c does have dual slot cooling (iono if thats important but it seems that it would put the hot air to the outside of the case, and it has a bigger heatsink) correct me if im wrong.

so comes down to option c and d?
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post #9 of 28
D, for sheer CS and warranty
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post #10 of 28
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alright then, now since we have all agreed on the 8800 GT

which one to get? soo many choices?

a) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125089
b) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121224
c) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130359
d) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130318

im thinking option d.

but option c does have dual slot cooling (iono if thats important but it seems that it would put the hot air to the outside of the case, and it has a bigger heatsink) correct me if im wrong.

so comes down to option c and d?

Definitely not A as that is the 256mb option. I believe b or c would fit the bill, option d is the stock reference cooling which really sucks.

CONCLUSION: C! EVGA has very good waranty/RMA so thats my reason and I think this particular model has has the 90 step up program (90 days to upgrade to a different model, you pay price difference.)

Hope I help.
Edited by Danylu - 6/19/08 at 6:07am
    
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