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Old April 1, 2008, 08:51 AM
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Very good test Skymtl , i very love your part about the overclocking , it not in all review we can see that.But the must is to make 3 or 4 test with the overcloked stable card vs all the others .
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Old April 1, 2008, 08:53 AM
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I know. Unfortunately, I did not have the time for that with all the other things going into this review. :(
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Old April 1, 2008, 09:07 AM
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Looking good, excellent review! What do you guys think now, I plan on upgrading to this card really soon or whenever it becomes available. However, would you consider it a worthwhile upgrade from an 8800GTS 640MB?
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Old April 1, 2008, 09:22 AM
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Solid upgrade for a great price....
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Old April 1, 2008, 09:42 AM
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Theres a typo on page 3,

1st paragraph 8800GTS its wirten 800GTS

9800GTX Features

By now some of you may be wondering how this card really differs from the 8800GTS 512MB since that at face value the 9800GTX looks like an overclocked version of its smaller cousin and nothing more. Letís be honest here: the 9800GTX IS an overclocked 8800GTS 512MB with faster memory but there is much more than what first meets the eye. Letís take a look at some of the features this card has going for it.

and another on on page 3 2nd paragraph
isn't 9800GTX????

Nvidia has made the 9800GTX 3-way SLI compatible


excellent review SKYMTL sorry for the typo i couldn't pass away ... :(
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Great review SKY! Thorough and unbiased as usual. At a price of ~$315 when things settle down I'd agree with your rating of "Damn Good Value". However to get all the benefits of this card I'd also have to upgrade my MB. Maybe it's a good time to upgrade to a 512 GTS though ;)

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Looking good, excellent review! What do you guys think now, I plan on upgrading to this card really soon or whenever it becomes available. However, would you consider it a worthwhile upgrade from an 8800GTS 640MB?
Without a doubt. Especially if it's the 96SP 640. Unless you want to go SLI? I have one for sale .
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Great job SKTMTL. I wont be buying one but it was an interesting read nonetheless. :)
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Yeah. Interesting review and good comparisons.

The "8800 GTS Super OC" isn't a bad card, but if I had a GTS, I'd still be pleased.
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Without a doubt. Especially if it's the 96SP 640. Unless you want to go SLI? I have one for sale .
Alrighty then, I guess this my next card then

I had 8800GTS 640MB SLI (96sp), I didnt like the concept, especially with the power it draws. So I sold one :)
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I'd be interested to see the following comparison:

8800GT 512 SLI vs. 9800GTX vs. 9800GX2. Kind of a bang for your buck, how many FPS for each dollar spent comparison.
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