The number of the stream processors. The GSO has 48 and the GT has 64.
Originally Posted by thE_iyE2.718
it's slower, but nothing is wrong with it, you can always OC of course, but never get close. Yet still, there wouldn't be any cards made with GDDR 2 if there was something wrong with it.
Originally Posted by linskingdom
9600GSO has two versions. 192 bit/384mb DDR3/96SP and 128bit/256 bit/512mb DDR2/DDR3/48SP. The 192bit/384mb is the same as 8800GS which is better. 9600GT is better than both version of 9600GSO.
(9600GSO) 8800GS vs. 9600GT
Originally Posted by gerikoh
ddr2 vs gddr3
YouTube - ATI Radeon HD 4550 outperforms the NVIDIA GeForce 9440 GT
Originally Posted by shedokan
Get the 9600GT.
Besides GTX295 beats the HD4870X2 even though it's DDR3.
Originally Posted by j0z3
9600gt is better than 8800GS/9600GSO.
If you plan on gaming, a HD4850 is perfect, if you want a card for HTPC a 9600gso or even a HD4670 will do.