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8800GT 256MB vs. 8800GTS 320MB on 1280x1024

Poll Results: 8800GT 256MB vs. 8800GTS 320MB

 
  • 55% (11)
    8800GT 256MB is superior.
  • 45% (9)
    8800GTS 320MB is the better card.
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post #1 of 11
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You can get great deals on both cards, but which on is the better card. The bottom line on a 256MB Gigabyte 8800GT is $70 after rebate and the $99 for a Zotac 320MB 8800GTS. Not really factoring in the price though, which one would be the better card with a 1280x1024 display setting?
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post #2 of 11
Like OMG: http://www.google.com/search?q=8800g...ient=firefox-a

I would go with the GT.
Edited by ImmortalKenny - 7/7/08 at 8:59pm
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post #3 of 11
I'd say that the 320 is better, wider bus, more memory, plus it's a more stable core, it can overclock pretty decently as well. This is all from what i've heard though, I could be wrong lol.
post #4 of 11
Yep the 8800GTS 320 should be better. But why not get a 8800GT 512 instead? Its better than both.
 
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post #5 of 11
The 8800GT is based on the G92 architecture, while the 8800GTS 320MB/640MB is based on the old G80 architecture.

G92 > G80

The 8800GT 256MB gets my vote. Though, the lack of video RAM may not allow you to run at such a high settings, but you're not running at a high resolution either. This high video RAM usage is nothing I know about.

Can you look into the 8800GT 512MB?
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post #6 of 11
GTS 320mb would be better, but a GT 512mb would be better still.
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gt 256
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post #8 of 11
at your resolution, GT will do. Kinda pushing it, but it'll run.
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Originally Posted by euphoricmix View Post
You can get great deals on both cards, but which on is the better card. The bottom line on a 256MB Gigabyte 8800GT is $70 after rebate and the $99 for a Zotac 320MB 8800GTS. Not really factoring in the price though, which one would be the better card with a 1280x1024 display setting?
or you have choice #3 -- my Zotac 8800gts 640mb for $120 shipped ^_^ .
    
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