Apart from a few ultra-high resolution instances, MSI's NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD OC proved that, with a little extra oomph from end-user overclocking, raw speed still can and does have a major impact on gaming performance; while more memory certainly can't hurt, it isn't the be-all cure to ensure faster performance.
MSI NX8800GTS-T2D320E-HD OC
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Judging by the results I gathered, this definitely is not a card well suited for 2560x1600, at least not by itself. SLI may be a different story, but still, this card seems perfect for those looking to get the best of the 8800 family for the least amount of money while gaming on resolutions 1920x1200 or lower. That's where the card shines because the demand for ultra-high resolution textures isn't there or as demanding as it is at higher resolutions. The card really shines at these "lower" resolutions and is perfect for someone in that demographic. Plus, the overhead for overclocking is just insane allowing for even greater performance increases.
If considering a GeForce 8800 GTS, don't let the lesser amount of RAM fool you: these factory overclocked 320MB GTS cards are packing all the same heat and can perform almost as good and sometimes even better than their bigger-but-slower brother.
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