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Nvidia 8800GT vs. 9600GT

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July 11, 2008 3:46:44 AM

Quick question. How much better is the 8800GT Alpha Dog edition (XFX) than the 9600GT? If I could get either at relatively the same price, which would be the better card?

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July 11, 2008 4:22:01 AM

If the 8800GT is a 256MB version, the situation is more complicated, but as long as the 8800GT is 512MB, it will be better than the 9600GT, though the 9600GT is by no means shabby.
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July 11, 2008 4:32:30 AM

I would like to say that the 9600GT will be around longer because it's newer, but I guess that's not necessarily true. Manufacturers are likely to give up on the 9600GT first.
July 11, 2008 4:36:25 AM

zipz0p said:
If the 8800GT is a 256MB version, the situation is more complicated, but as long as the 8800GT is 512MB, it will be better than the 9600GT, though the 9600GT is by no means shabby.


Agreed. I own a 9600gt and it plays anything I wish. at the time I bought it, the price was very attractive for the performance. However, after price reductions across the board, there are stronger cards for a little more than the $150 I paid for it.

If you can spend $200, I would go for either an 8800gts 512mb or something in that range. the 9800gtx is around $200 too and performs similar to the 8800gts.
July 11, 2008 1:30:23 PM

Thanks. Everything I read points to the 8800GT but I wanted to hear it from non-resellers...meaning actual users. I have the 9600GT in but saw the 8800GT come down in price for about the same and was curious. Looks like I'll make an exchange. Thanks for the advice.
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