Nvidia Mid Range Cards are here

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by LeeJend, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    Reviews and benchies at Toms and The Register for 8600GTS, 8600GT and 8500GT.

    8600GTS from evga, xfx, gigbyte for sale at Newegg for $209-229.

    8600GTS is ~$210 at half the spec's of an 8800GTS 320.
    -Hardware DX10 support is included
    -They all incorporate improved Video playback processing.
    -The GTS incorporates HDCP standard the rest HDCP is optional.
    -Memory interface is choked down to 128 BITs.
    -FPS performance falls off fast with higher resolutions and AA/AF.
     
  2. madmatt

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    I read the 8600 isn't as good as what they hoped for.
     
  3. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Yeah it got my hopes up until I saw the benchies - I'm gonna wait for the geforce 9 series :)
     
  4. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    Still waiting for 8300 GS&GT .. that model should be perfect for my needs ..
     
  5. LeeJend

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    I'm waiting on the 8600 Ultra. I'm hoping it will be mid way between the 8800 GT 320 and the 8600 GTS. That should be the sweet spot for price/performance.