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Hey guys, well i managed to OC my 8800's some more and holy crap these card's overclock like crazy!

I just got them to 770 core and 1950 shader. Im running 265.90 quadro drivers, 260.99 benched a little higher but 265.90's outperform them gaming

Here's some 3dmark06 and some vantage goodness.


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The 8800's kicked some serous ass back in the day. For me, that card changed the way I (was able to) game.
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Man I wish I still had mine. Ran cool an overclocked to over 800 on the core on both of them. Epic cards an nice scores you have.
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The 8800's kicked some serous ass back in the day. For me, that card changed the way I (was able to) game.
Yeah there great cards man. I can't justify upgrading right now. I would need to add cash on top of mine for a 460 that scores about the exact same. Is it worth it for dx 11? Not really for me. If im gonna upgrade i atleast want a 470 or 480. I couldn't believe the numbers these things put out!

Definitely great cards if your on a budget. I got both of mine for $100 bucks throw a sli bridge on them and bam great cards!
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Sadly I'm about to sell a pair, but they served me well.
    
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Nice.
I never saw the 8800GTS as a bad card at all.
Ok, the ~300MB ones need to die in a fire for anything but PhysX, But i still see the 8800 as a decent card overall. Especially when put in SLI.
At this point the only thing wrong with them is the 512MB of memory. If they had 1Gb I would consider them a great card.

For points of reference the 460 is Excellent and the 580 is Mind Blowing.
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You do realize that is the 2006 version?
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Sadly I'm about to sell a pair, but they served me well.
Yeah there definitely great cards! I think im gonna hang onto mine for a wee bit longer wait for the newer stuff to send older cards down some more in prices and as im waiting upgrade my periphrials. Is there any after market coolers out there for these things? I've got them clocked pretty high and they handle it great though
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Nice.
I never saw the 8800GTS as a bad card at all.
Ok, the ~300MB ones need to die in a fire for anything but PhysX, But i still see the 8800 as a decent card overall. Especially when put in SLI.
At this point the only thing wrong with them is the 512MB of memory. If they had 1Gb I would consider them a great card.

For points of reference the 460 is Excellent and the 580 is Mind Blowing.
Yeah that's my only wish is that they were 768 or 1gb. But the 768mb cards were still the g80 revisions and id rather have less ram and the g92's i think. These things SLI'd run BC2 great still

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You do realize that is the 2006 version?
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Well, every single game I have run with 9800GTX+ SLI (basically rebranded 8800GTS) I can run Crysis, Metro 2033 with 30FPS+ constant with maximum settings.
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