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9800GTX or 8800GTS?

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March 24, 2008 6:46:16 PM

well i have an option to buy 9800GTX at the price of 8800GTS 512 .
both of the are G92 core.

the question is are there any benefits? cause i havent seen any performance of 9800GTX (didnt release yet)
btw, 9800gtx is from INNO3d

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March 24, 2008 7:01:45 PM

You can tri SLI the 9800GTX.

Other than that, how much can you get the 8800GTS 512MB? If it's both the same price, get the 9800GTX.
March 24, 2008 7:03:50 PM

GTX is around 300...so I'd go GTX since I read its atleast as fast as an Ultra
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March 24, 2008 7:06:05 PM

does the 9 series have any architecture improvements ? (such as 7 series over the 6 series, Penryn over conroe ... )
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March 24, 2008 7:38:49 PM

It compresses the data flow, allowing for more info thruput using a narrower bus width 256bit. Its an improvement on all the 9 series, but not much is known according to anantech : bus. The differences between G9x and G8x are small, but even so details were light. Their compression technology has evolved to provide higher effective bandwidth between the GPU and framebuffer. We would love to provide more details on this and the other changes, but NVIDIA is still being a bit tight lipped."
Plus theres the pure video full HD support, which offloads almost all work from the cpu to the gpu
March 24, 2008 8:59:01 PM

Well their pure video technology is apparently higher than that of 8 series like Jaydeejohn said with the HD things. They also seem to consume less power and yield at least the same or better results
March 25, 2008 9:28:32 PM

JAYDEEJOHN said:
It compresses the data flow, allowing for more info thruput using a narrower bus width 256bit. Its an improvement on all the 9 series, but not much is known according to anantech : bus. The differences between G9x and G8x are small, but even so details were light. Their compression technology has evolved to provide higher effective bandwidth between the GPU and framebuffer. We would love to provide more details on this and the other changes, but NVIDIA is still being a bit tight lipped."
Plus theres the pure video full HD support, which offloads almost all work from the cpu to the gpu



The 8800GT has this compression technology as well. The 8800GT is basically a 9 series card.
March 25, 2008 9:55:14 PM

yes but it doesn't match up to the 9800 GTX or the 8800 GTS 512 lol
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March 25, 2008 10:35:47 PM

All g9xxx series have this ability
March 25, 2008 11:16:31 PM

I'm just talking about performance lol
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