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Hardware G92: Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 2 Nov 2007.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2007/11/02/nvidia_geforce_8800_gt/1

    This Monday Nvidia launched the GeForce 8800 GT at a price that seemed too good to be true. The question is though, is this card the best mid-ranged card since the GeForce 4 Ti 4200? We put it to the test in some of today's hottest titles.

    :jawdrop:

    I'm sorry this got delayed so long!
     
  2. sam.g.taylor

    sam.g.taylor Apparently I'm Greg Kinnear

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    I want... I want...
     
  3. KMS-oul

    KMS-oul You think you know me.

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    Thanks for including the 640mb version of the gts in your review. Somehow the majority of GT reviews I have read have ommited it from their benchmarks.
     
  4. Brett89

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    Looks like on helluva card, great review. The crysis test scares me though.
     
  5. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Thats some power. 2 frames difference in bioshock between this in sli and a gtx in sli. Thats as some would say 'sick'

    Sam
     
  6. Hells_Bliss

    Hells_Bliss What's a Dremel?

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    damn nice card for the price, shoot you can SLi it for the price of one GTX and it'll out perform the gtx. crazyness

    wts evga 8800gtx 768MB RAM 621MHz GPU :p
     
  7. oasked

    oasked Stuck in (better) mud

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    Looks like a great card. Now, if only I knew how well the new Radeon's are going to perform! Roll on the 16th of November. :)
     
  8. Tim S

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    As I said, I'd still gun for the single GTX for the time being, as SLI isn't always right where it should be. I see SLI as the upgrade that happens in a couple of months when even newer games come out. :)

    I guess the test will be Crysis though, as that's one game that I think will stand the test of time.
     
  9. Guest-23315

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    NEED!

    30 FPS @ 1280x1024 full settings? Perfect for £170!

    Well done nVidia!
     
  10. Cupboard

    Cupboard I'm not a modder.

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    Nice review!
    What is the second "performance" grade for? Is is SLI?
    Why do you have 200 copies of Call of Juarez? It seems a bit excessive!
     
  11. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Great review Tim - well worth the extra effort after your steam disaster! :)
     
  12. Tejstar

    Tejstar What's a Dremel?

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    Excellent review guys - well worth the wait. Also nice to see the SLI results in there too.

    It seems like a brilliant time to be in the market for a mid-range card and I can't wait to see what ATi has in store for us with it's HD 3800 series launch in a couple of weeks time. I doubt it will beat the 8800GT but if nothing else it should help to bring the prices down a bit!
     
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    Welcome to the forums Tejstar!
     
  14. Naberius

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    You have performance in the results section twice, 9 for one and 10 for the other.

    Looks a nice card at a very nice price.
     
  15. Tejstar

    Tejstar What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks Mankz! :)
     
  16. Tim S

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    Whoops, the second Performance score was meant to be Value - I've updated those now... I was very close to giving it a perfect 10!
     
  17. g3n3tiX

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    Mmmmh...single slot good power...It's the best at "performance per slot", and that's important !
    Really good card it seems, I think it will be a success, at a cheap price !
     
  18. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    what happened in "Crysis SP demo, 1920x1200 0xAA 16xAF, High Detail" did the low bandwidth limit the GT? lol

    overall, it's a killer for performance/price.
    but i would still stick with my GTX :D (what a deal, bought my GTX for £190 1 month ago)
     
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    eBay or retail?
     
  20. Tim S

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    I think deep down, a part of the chip died inside when it saw what it had to run...

    <GF8800GT> you're expecting me to do all of this?
    <Crysis> yeah, bite me.
    <GF8800GT> Waaaaaah!! :waah:
     
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