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Old 12-03-08, 01:07 AM
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What Would You Choose, GTS/GTX?!

Hey all!

First post on here and I'm hoping that you will be able to help me make my mind up on what GPU to purchase....

Here are the 2 I've narrowed it down to:

Asus GeForce 8800GTS TOP 512MB

XFX 8800GTX XXX 768MB

Now they're both good cards, I know this but which one is going to last me the longest and still keep up with future games and their requirements?...

And I'm not interested in Crysis... I'm a COD4 man

Any of your input is much appreciated as I'm really stuck at this point!

G92 or G80, 512MB or 768MB........................ HELP! lol

Ryan

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Old 12-03-08, 01:15 AM
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Hi there and welcome mate

Personally I'd go for the cheaper GTS as there isn't all that much in it between the two in terms of performance. Would recomend spending the left over pennies on upping to 4gbz of ram but your spec say you've already got that base covered. Personally I'm very happy with my 8800GT which I've had 5 or so months, made a huge difference coming from a 7900GTO.

In the end, either will certainly do you proud

EDIT: Review Here may be some help in deciding.

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Old 12-03-08, 01:25 AM
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Cheers for that mate...

Yes I do have 4gb of RAM even tho I'm running XP Pro 32bit...

I know the GTX has more memory but the GTS is a lot quicker on paper...

Is the GTS as thirsty as the GTX? What PSU wattage would you advise?
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Old 12-03-08, 03:08 AM
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in my opinion i would try to save cash and get an 8800gt.I love mine......COD4 maxed out and it plays lovely
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Old 12-03-08, 07:13 AM
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Choice between the 2, GTS ftw. A lot less power hungry then the GTX.
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Old 12-03-08, 10:35 AM
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What res you playing at? Anything up to 1680 x 1050 and the GTS is the better card
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Old 12-03-08, 10:46 AM
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Cheers all for your replies...

I'm want to be able to play at max res. on my Samsung SM206BW (1680x1050)...

Am I going to nice the difference between the 8800GT OC and 8800GTS 512MB? I know the GTS is slightly better but is it worth the extra £40?
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Old 12-03-08, 12:00 PM
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If you've got the £40 in your pocket then yes it's worth it in the long run, if not then the GT is still a decent card
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Old 12-03-08, 01:02 PM
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As you say you want to future proof, the GTX might be the better option, but only if that £40 is there.

From what i've read, the difference isn't so much that you'll notice it in anything other than your electric bill.
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Old 12-03-08, 07:09 PM
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Sorry, are you saying the GTX (G80) is future proof more so than the GTS (G92)?
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