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I have the 8800GS/9600GSO. Buying two 9600GSO's and SLI them for better than the GT's performance, for similar cost.
post #12 of 18
9600GTs all the way as I have tested and used both 9600GTs 512MB, 9600 GSOs (8800GS) both 384MB and 768MB... ALL in SLI and I am far more more happy using 9600GTs as my main cards in my rig that the GSOs... I would be inclined to offer a suggestion to go with PALiT as they are custom designs and they sponsor me too (so I can make suggestions as to what card over the other... oh and OCing )

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post #13 of 18
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9600GTs all the way as I have tested and used both 9600GTs 512MB, 9600 GSOs (8800GS) both 384MB and 768MB... ALL in SLI and I am far more more happy using 9600GTs as my main cards in my rig that the GSOs... I would be inclined to offer a suggestion to go with PALiT as they are custom designs and they sponsor me too (so I can make suggestions as to what card over the other... oh and OCing )

I believe when you are ready to squeeze even more out of them a simple vgpu mod can yield excellent results
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ur cpu is gonna blow up
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post #14 of 18
Out of the two the 9600GT is definitely better as in most reviews it is barely 10% shy of the 8800GT and also has a 256-bit memory interface paired with a 512MB buffer. The GSO and 8800GS on the other hand only have 192-bit and 384MB. Not only this, I have personally tested them both and found that the former was getting 9500 or so in 3DMark06 while the 9600GSO got 8700 (the 9600GSO also had a E2180 driving it and not an E2160).
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ur cpu is gonna blow up
It was under DICE ... I really need to find a better resizing program or tweak it for better quality huh
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. The GSO and 8800GS on the other hand only have 192-bit and 384MB.
FYI - The 9600GSOs were released as 384,512,768,and 1GB vairants though not everyone makes them all... which is good for them not to make all variants.
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post #17 of 18
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FYI - The 9600GSOs were released as 384,512,768,and 1GB vairants though not everyone makes them all... which is good for them not to make all variants.
It won't make a difference then. The 768MB 9600GSO are often more expensive than the 9600GT and the 192-bit interface bottlenecks them.
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It won't make a difference then. The 768MB 9600GSO are often more expensive than the 9600GT and the 192-bit interface bottlenecks them.
True - was just trying to be helpful by giving all the options that are available for consideration in GSO form... but I wouldn't say that they would be more expensive - especially from someone who was given samples and was less than impressed by the 9600GSO against the 9600GT for bang for buck and now wants to get rid of them Oh I jest but I just try to make a point that I love my GTs over my GSO... that may be because the GTs are some of the fastest in the world < see hwbot
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