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EVGA 9800GTX Superclocked vs EVGA 8800GTS KO (G92)

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I have a 8800GTS(G92) and i love this card. It was $259.99 last week at newegg and from the looks of it the price dropped to $229.99. The 9800GTX is $20.00 dollars less and has more core clock and mem clock with same S.P. (128). What really is the better card here?

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The 9800GTX is SLIGHTLY better because of its higher clocks from stock and also its 2200Mhz memory.

One way to look at the 9800GTX is to call it the 8800GTS made for Tri-SLI.
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Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
The 9800GTX is SLIGHTLY better because of its higher clocks from stock and also its 2200Mhz memory.

One way to look at the 9800GTX is to call it the 8800GTS made for Tri-SLI.
Yep, basically.

The 9800GTS and the 8800GTS 512 nip at the heals of the 8800GTX (from reviews that I've read)
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yeah, go with the 9800gtx.

here you won't be making the same mistake as me and buying the 9800gtx when they were more expensive.

besides, its a SC version, so all in all it will overclock better than mine too
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Well the G92 is advertised as OC'd and the 9800 is "Superclocked". I really want to know which has the better potential for overclocking. Also the 9800 has to 2x6 connectors, WTH! Why would a card just a little better need two power connectors as compared to one?
    
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It may have 2 connectors but it still uses less power then the 8800GTS.
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