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Old November 8, 2007, 11:30 AM
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Sounds good...max OC is nice although a bit unpredictable due to the nature of OCing.
As a reference I was going to mention that in another website when they test the 8800gt at stock running Unreal Tournament 3 at 1600x1200 4xAA 16xAF the avg was 55fps while an overclocke 8800GT (694/980) scored 62fps. A nice difference if you ask me. :-)

Will keep an eye for your updates.

Thanks!
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Old December 8, 2007, 10:27 AM
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why dont you get an 8800gt ssc there fast
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Old December 12, 2007, 09:03 AM
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The Evga 8800 GTS SSC ($329 from tigerdirect) is $60 cheaper then the 8800 GTS 512mb ($395 from infonec) after a $30 mail in rebate. This would seem to make it a better buy if you intend to game at higher resolutions, 1920x1200, due to the greater memory bandwidth.
Is my thinking wrong on this matter?
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Old December 12, 2007, 11:14 AM
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$395 for the 8800GTS 512MB is a bit of a rip-off IMO.
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Old December 12, 2007, 12:09 PM
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Well, I've now found them for 8800 GTS 512MB for $369 but even then the 8800 GTS SSC seems like a better choice for 1920x1200 gaming, due to mem bandwidth.
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Old December 12, 2007, 12:56 PM
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When is the 1GB version going to come out?
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Old January 30, 2008, 01:35 AM
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Sorry for bumping this thread so late, but I have to decide between these two cards by tomorrow:

Ok I have it down to these two: MSI and eVGA. I looked at the pictures, and both cards are exactly the same! The only difference are the clocks... msi is 575/1350/1700 while evga is 576/1350/1800. They seem to have the same cooler too! Does it matter which I buy?

MSI

newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127321

eVGA

newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130317

Does MSI have a good rep, would they be a very reliable card? I notice on their website they talk about using high quality capacitors:

global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=proddesc&prod_no=1153&maincat_no=130&cat2_no=136]MSI -- MICRO-STAR INT'L CO., LTD.
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