8800 320gts vs 8800gs vs 8800gt

I usually play at resolutions of 1280-1024. My question is, would I really see the difference performance wise between 8800 gts, 8800 gt or the 8800gs. If it is only a 5-10 fps difference, is it worth and extra 60-80 bucks?
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  1. Avoid the 256MB 8800GT. The 512MB GT is better than the other two, but the other two both do great at that resolution. I think the 8800GS is a tad better than the 320MB GTS.

    This 8800GS is lower clocked than the evga 8800GS SC, but still manages to slightly outpace the 320MB GTS, both cards having victories.
    http://en.expreview.com/2008/04/02/g80-vs-g92-hi-end-geforce-gfx-cards-round-up/?page=9

    Look at this chart to compare the 8800GT:
    http://en.expreview.com/2008/04/02/g80-vs-g92-hi-end-geforce-gfx-cards-round-up/?page=13
  2. What about 9600gt vs 8800gs vs 8800 gt
  3. A 9600gt is in between the 8800gs and the 8800gt. You would definatly see an increase in preformance over a 8800gs, but the 8800gs is cheaper. If you are one of the people who absolutely needs AA and AF to the max, then get the 9600gt, otherwise you'll only get a ~10% increase over the 8800gs.
  4. Well currently I have a 7900gtx. Everything in my system is pretty up to date right now except my video card. So i'm looking to buy a new card to increase my performance and start using some dx 10. this is what I found for video cards so far.

    8800 gt http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127329R

    8800 gs
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150294

    9600gt
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127355
  5. Actually a high clocked 8800GS is an easy match for the 9600GT.

    Look here, and this is clocked lower than the evga GS yet is consistently a frame ahead of the 9600GT: http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/digest3d/index0804.html
  6. Makes sense to me, im not a big over clocker on gpus though, only know about over clocking cpus. But i guess id put it as a match up between the 8800 gs or the 9600 gt.How easy is one to clock compared to the other?
  7. The $105 evga 8800GS is factory overclocked to 650 core/1900 DDR. So you don't have to do a thing to have a card that trades blows with a 9600GT.
  8. dragas89,

    Are you planning on running games at 1280x1024 with AA & AF maxed out or turned off?

    I am kind of in the same spot as you. I got a 19" inch square monitor that runs at 1280x1024 but I want to be able to run the majority of games at MAX graphics and not dip under 50 fraps.

    I am trying to figure out which card could do that on a consistent basis even when heavy fighting with hundreds of units are involved like in RTS games like Command & Conquer 3.
  9. pauldh said:
    The $105 evga 8800GS is factory overclocked to 650 core/1900 DDR. So you don't have to do a thing to have a card that trades blows with a 9600GT.

    Where did you find an 8800GS for $105? Is that with or with out rebate? and if with, then how much is the rebate?
  10. $30 rebate. From Newegg

    But yesterday Fry's had it for $87 shipped after a $40 rebate.
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