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#1 kingdingeling

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 06:26 AM

Check it out over here: http://www.overclock...ws/xfx_9600_gt/

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 06:38 AM

9600 review on the first day? Grats OCC Review team! :)

Looks like a solid performer. When you figure in the price drops from AMD, it looks like there's some very good competition in the midrange again.
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Posted 21 February 2008 - 06:45 AM

Yes, it seems to compete with the 3870 pretty well in most instances and considering the price that is quite impressive.
It does make me wonder what the higher end 9 series cards will bring (and whether they will put my 8800GT to shame :lol: )

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 07:28 AM

ccoke, do you have a comparison shot for the size of this thing? Like compared to an 8800GT or whatever you have around you, that'd be interesting for me :)

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 07:37 AM

Yes, it seems to compete with the 3870 pretty well in most instances and considering the price that is quite impressive.
It does make me wonder what the higher end 9 series cards will bring (and whether they will put my 8800GT to shame :lol: )

:withstupid: I'm glad my GTX still rocks...for the time being :lol:

ccoke, do you have a comparison shot for the size of this thing? Like compared to an 8800GT or whatever you have around you, that'd be interesting for me :)

:withstupid: Hard to tell the size when there's no comparison shot, nor even a pic of it installed in a case. With today's cards, size actually matters to people.

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 08:41 AM

whats the Wattage on the 9600GT? sub 100w?

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 08:58 AM

:blink: Why is the 3870 slower than the 3850 in the Crysis tests? On other tests it seems like the 3850 chokes rather quickly as well. Oddness.

The 9600 looks pretty good though. :)

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 10:40 AM

ccoke, do you have a comparison shot for the size of this thing? Like compared to an 8800GT or whatever you have around you, that'd be interesting for me :)

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 11:34 AM

Awesome, something for me to look at when I wake up tomorrow :D Gotta love time differences ;)

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:26 PM

Well I have my BFG 9600GT OC. GOOD GOSH THIS THIS THING IS LONG! Please do not quote this.

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 11:41 AM

ccoke?

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:01 PM

ccoke?

Frank and I were going on about 3 hours sleep after the review was launched yesterday. He was prob so tired he forgot to post it. I will remind him about putting a pic up. :)

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