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Old August 30, 2009, 03:13 PM
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As the title states which would show better performance and be better at folding?

SLI the 8800 GTS 640MB or the 9800GX2
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Old August 30, 2009, 03:44 PM
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The two 8800 GTS's should beat the 9800 by about 1000 ppd
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Old August 30, 2009, 03:45 PM
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Does the 9800GX2 have 512MB or 1GB/core? Because I'm pretty sure it will beat a pair of GTS8800's in gaming in other areas.
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Old August 30, 2009, 03:52 PM
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(G80) 8800 GTS [112:1200] - 112.1w - 3900 PPD
(G92-400) 8800 GTS [128:1625] - 136.0w - 5700 PPD
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9800 gx2 warmer and more power I believe.
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Old August 30, 2009, 04:14 PM
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Wouldn't the 9800GX2 be easier to use and what not cus it already has SLI built in? Folding might be a bit hard to setup though....

Just to answer the question, 9800GX2 would be better overall.
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don't the 8800gts 640mb have 96sp?

the 9800x2 would be the better choice, takes less room, lower heat + power consumption and more SP
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