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    8800 320MB vs duel 8600 sli

    How about this guys?

    Two 8600 low end (£80) in sli vs a 8800 320MB card

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    Two 8600 high end (£140) in sli vs an 8800 320MB card


    Thoughts.....

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    1 8800 > * configurations of 8600... You're assuming the SLi will work for a start.
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    8800 320mb would be the better choice both times, sli is not worth the hassle. Plus vista drivers are bad, sli will be even worse.

    (Plus im sure dual is spelt like this)
    Last edited by Flewis; 03-05-2007 at 06:08 PM.

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    I would also go for the single overclocked 8800 320Mb card....

    Point Of View 8800GTS 320MB EXO Extreme Edition

    EVGA 8800GTS SuperClocked 320MB or EVGA 8800GTS 320MB Superclocked

    Inno3D 8800GTS 320MB OverClocked Version

    Don't forget £10 off if buying from eBuyer.

    Or, get a cheaper stock version, buy a better cooler (if required) & overclock it yourself. G

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    Single 8800, Sli has too many caveats and terrible drivers right now.

    I have a 8800GTS and it storms through everything I've thrown at it so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crossbow View Post
    Or, get a cheaper stock version, buy a better cooler (if required) & overclock it yourself. G
    The overclocked cards dont have any superior cooling like u are vaguely implying. I would go for a stock one cos its cheaper, if any games are sluggish (which they probably wont be) then you can easily overclock it yourself.

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    1x8800 is better than 2x8600 in SLI.

    Probably as good as quad sli with 8600s, if possible.
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