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GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 65nm or 92nm?

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February 24, 2008 1:48:35 AM

Well like the header says is this card 65nm or 92nm? I know it may be a noobish question since it has (G92)in its name, but does that mean that its 92nm? Im trying to buy a Koolance waterblock but Im confused cause I think it might be suggesting the wrong one to me. Its telling me to get the VID-279 meant for the 8800GTS 512(65nm). Where as the VID-280 Block is meant for the 8800GTS 320MB/640MB (92nm) cards.Please help

Thank You

Oh and thought I should add newegg only list the VID-280 for the 8800GTS 512.
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February 24, 2008 2:06:38 AM

Its the nVidia naming system to blame here, as its very confusing. The g92 refers to the latest make of the 8800 series, as the 8800s were originally 8800s, tho now with the same smaller arch, theyre g92. A 512 is a shrunk down version of the 88xxs, and a better product. If you have the 512MB version, get the VID-279
February 24, 2008 2:17:24 AM

JAYDEEJOHN said:
Its the nVidia naming system to blame here, as its very confusing. The g92 refers to the latest make of the 8800 series, as the 8800s were originally 8800s, tho now with the same smaller arch, theyre g92. A 512 is a shrunk down version of the 88xxs, and a better product. If you have the 512MB version, get the VID-279



Thank You very much...I can now continue pricing my new computer build :D 
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February 24, 2008 2:25:56 AM

There are no 92nm GPUs and never have been.

G80 (8800GTS 320/640, 8800GTX, 8800 Ultra) are 90nm designs

The lower end 8 series (8600, 8500, 8400) are all 80nm

G92 (8800GT, GTS512, 9800GX2, 9800GTX) are 65nm.
February 24, 2008 2:45:00 AM

topher219 said:
Thank You very much...I can now continue pricing my new computer build :D 

Off topic, but if you are watercooling, do not get a koolance block. They are aluminum and not very good. If you want a full block get the EK FC88 for the G92 GTS

http://www.petrastechshop.com/ekgtgfucowaf.html

1) Better cooling
2) Its better quality parts (copper vs. aluminum = galvanic corrosion)
3) It looks fricken sweet lookin
February 24, 2008 2:48:57 AM

The koolance website says that they are gold plated copper. Are they aluminum on the insides of the blocks?
February 24, 2008 2:55:44 AM

The tops of the blocks are aluminum (i believe). I dont have personal experience, as i dont have the money to watercool, but when I was looking into it many say that it is not good quality and has aluminum parts. That EK is much better (and it looks frickin awesome!!! :D )
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