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MSI NX8800GT 1GB Series Reinforced with 1GB Memory and Better Cooling

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  1. malware New Member

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    Following VVIKOO's 1GB offering, Micro-Star International (MSI) has now announced its very own NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT Series GPU (NX8800GT) with 1GB of GDDR3 memory. The new video card offers double the amount of memory of a regular 8800 GT and features non-reference cooling solution that is very similar if not identical to that of the 8800 GTS 512. No word on card release date and pricing.

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    Source: MSI, TechConnect Magazine
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    Well it didn't take long. Said coule weeks back in another thread that 8800GTS owners upgrading their cooling will not have trouble selling their orginal coolers to 8800GT owners. After this card I see very little point in buying a 8800GTS (512MB), if this is cheaper.

    Wonder if this has a 3-phase voltage system like some 8800GT and 8800GTS?
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    Yeah... it was only a matter of time... would like to see some benchies tho as how much performance gain can be had by an extra 512mb of ram? Does anyone remember when biostar releaset that 7600GS and then the 8600GT with the application that let you set GPU voltages from windows? People were getting like 900+MHz out of the 8600 with that... Anyways they need to do what with the 8800GT.
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    But they wont....that will take the GT too close to GTS territory.
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    This was the 8800GT I was waiting for.... now just to find some cash. Does anyone know if there's a place where you can sell siblings? Perhaps ...slaveBay?
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    lmfao
    well, to be honest, if you can find a way to abuse the UK>US rates at the moment, go and do it! I'm ordering a G92 8800GTS for what is effectively £160, with my friend bringing it back for me..
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    1 gig of ram using 256-bit interface, this I gotta see :wtf:
    1680 and 1920 only please!
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    Yup, I agree, 256bit will not make the best use of it, there will be bottlenecking, be interesting to see how much they charge over the 512MB version.
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    You can get the Gainward BLISS GeForce 8800 GT Golden Sample 1024MB for £220 here in the UK, the Gainward BLISS GeForce 8800 GT 512MB is £180, so a £40 difference, GT prices are still a bit to high over here but they are starting to drop a little.
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    Thats crap, you can get a GTS for cheaper, need to wait for the prices to settle first before it's worth considering these at UK prices IMO.
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    just as a referance...

    you can get the 'old' version of the GTS cheap but the new ones are still like 240pounds roughly add or take a few pounds
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    Well I dont know where you are shopping but I have the MSI OC edition that stocks at 730mhz on the core and I paid £212, in my decision to buy this card I dismissed 3 other 8800GTS 512MB's that were priced £210 - £217 :p
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    Will this help the speed of online gaming?
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    There are quite a few stock clocked 8800GTS cards for around the £210-220 mark on most of the major retailers (scan, ocuk, Dabs etc). The overclocked models from the likes of BFG, EVGA etc are up around the £230 mark.
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    im not talking about the older versions of the card. I know their going stupidly cheap in some places

    what I am talking about:

    the XFX 8800GTS Alpha Dog Edition (128SP) being 240. http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=719623

    well it was 240 last week when i last checked the price. now its 220
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    1 GB using 256-bit bus width at least looks a lot more efficient than 1GB 512-bit DDR4

    I guess this would be the card that stays for a long time. Two of these would be all you'd need in the upper-mid range. NVidia lives upto its Awesome Power+Price promise yet again. I'm dying to see the benches.

    I'm sure they'll roll out a 1 GB variant of 8800 GTS (G92) too. Look at this GPU, it spans thru three memory categories, 256M, 512M, 1G
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    Whoa... 1 GB at 256 using GDDR3 is MORE efficient than 1 GB using 512bit GDDR4? what do you mean by efficient? Less overkill, more bang for buck? Because performance-wise a 256 bit bus will be somewhat saturated at 1 Gig - just like the 8600 GTS with 512 mb and a 128-bit bus... This card would be substantially faster at high-res with 1gb of 512-bit GDDR4.

    When are they gonna make a 8800GX2 with 1 gig?
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    Lol thats what we are talking about......the NEW G92 8800GTS 512MB for £212....MSI overclocked edition stocking at 730Mhz core!!! Mine is sold out at dabs now (I notice they are now wanting £234 for the card when next stocked in 3-4 weeks....good bargain for me! :toast: but here is a Gygabyte at dabs for £211:


    http://www.dabs.com/productview.asp...&SearchKey=All&SearchMode=All&NavigationKey=0

    OR Here at Novatech for £210:

    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?NOV-GTS5

    As I said, where U shopping?
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    There are already 1GB versions of the GTS, I just dont know if they have reached retail shelves yet.
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    What do you predict could be their price? ($)
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    TBH, no idea in US$ but I would guess upto $70 more than the 512MB version.

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