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weeds
02-21-08, 02:28 AM
Post them here.

http://legionhardware.com/document.php?id=724
http://www.ocworkbench.com/2008/ecs/N9600GT-512MX-P-with-Accelero-S2/g1.htm
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/1293/nvidia_geforce_9600gt_512mb_g94_tested/index.html
http://www.vr-zone.com/articles/64_Shader_Processors%3A_NVIDIA_Geforce_9600GT/5575.html

9600 GT's available. Sarting at $179.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010380048+106792522&name=GeForce+9+series

MUYA
02-21-08, 03:22 AM
Available in Hong Kong as of today for USD$192 at a brick and motar shop!

8800GT is USD $230 ish for reference.....

Bman212121
02-21-08, 08:01 AM
Sweet thanks for the links. :thumbsup:

MikeC
02-21-08, 08:03 AM
Nvnews.net (http://www.nvnews.net/reviews/evga_geforce_9600_gt_ssc/index.shtml)

MikeC
02-21-08, 08:07 AM
OCC (http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/xfx_9600_gt/)
Hardocp (http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/article.html?art=MTQ2NiwxLCxoZW50aHVzaWFzdA==)
Guru3d (http://www.guru3d.com/article/Videocards/501/)
Overclock3d (http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews.php?/gpu_displays/asus_9600_gt_-_g94_unveiled/1)
Techpowerup (http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Zotac/GeForce_9600_GT_Amp_Edition)
Chilehardware (http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.chilehardware.com%2FR evisiones%2FTarjetas-de-Video%2FPalit-GeForce-9600GT-Sonic-200802211953.html&langpair=es%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF8)

Revs
02-21-08, 08:11 AM
Any ideas on the UK RRP? I can't find it on any of my usual suppliers sites.

Bman212121
02-21-08, 08:12 AM
Nice Mike. I have one burning question about this card, do you have any power consumption tests for it? I'll looking to replace a 6800GT into an OEM pc that has a smaller PSU and was wonder if this card would draw a lot of power or not.

Revs
02-21-08, 08:21 AM
Nice Mike. I have one burning question about this card, do you have any power consumption tests for it? I'll looking to replace a 6800GT into an OEM pc that has a smaller PSU and was wonder if this card would draw a lot of power or not.

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/1293/19/page_19_power_consumption_tests/index.html

Seems about the same or a little less than and 8800GT.

Bman212121
02-21-08, 08:30 AM
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/1293/19/page_19_power_consumption_tests/index.html

Seems about the same or a little less than and 8800GT.

Yea the problem is that I'm seeing conflicting results. Legion Hardware is showing a healthy drop between the cards, and [H] is showing similiar results. http://www.legionhardware.com/document.php?id=724&p=8
http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/article.html?art=MTQ2Niw2LCxoZW50aHVzaWFzdA==

Bman212121
02-21-08, 08:33 AM
FiringSquad (http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/nvidia_geforce_9600_gt_performance/default.asp)

Anandtech (http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3234)

Tom's Hardware (http://www.tomshardware.com/2008/02/21/nvidia_geforce_9600_gt/index.html)

Revs
02-21-08, 08:43 AM
I see what you're saying Bman. They do seem to vary a hell of a lot. I haven't looked in detail but could it be the factory OC'd cards that consume more power?!

EDIT: Hmm, it would seem not. It does however run alot cooler than the 8800GT so I would assume the tests showing a lower power draw would be correct. Mike will have to do some testing for us :)

Crow_Nest
02-21-08, 09:08 AM
One more here

http://www.hardwarezone.com/articles/control.php?cid=3&id=2491

Madpistol
02-21-08, 09:10 AM
These cards are looking really nice for those who haven't gotten on the 8800 train. The cards are showing just slightly lower than the 8800 GT in performance. That's awesome for an upper-mainstream component.

Bman212121
02-21-08, 09:16 AM
I'm really tempted to pull the trigger. It's looking pretty good because it's still $40 - $50 cheaper than an 8800GT without sacrficing too much performance. The biggest selling points are the much lower temps and it looks like they can OC really well.

wysiwyg
02-21-08, 09:20 AM
im happy i only paid 156 for my BFG OC2 clocked 8800 GT

Bman212121
02-21-08, 09:26 AM
Evga 9600GT KO on the way. :captnkill:

EDIT: It's kind of funny because I was thinking and it's been 5 years since I've bought a midrange card. Back in 2003 I bought my first graphics card, a Ti4200 for around the same price as this.

Blacklash
02-21-08, 09:28 AM
Good bang for your buck card and yet another reason to skip AMD.

The below cracks me up every time I see it-

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Zotac/GeForce_9600_GT_Amp_Edition/15.html

Locate the HD 3870 X2 in the above link :p

Bman212121
02-21-08, 09:35 AM
Yea I'm sure there is a bug in that game for the 3870X2. The main reason why I'm getting this card is because it's an OEM pc so it's tight on space and power, otherwise I could always throw one of my 8800GTXs into it later. The monitor it's attached to can only do 1280 x 1024 so it's not like I would gain anything from a high end card.

Blacklash
02-21-08, 09:47 AM
As far as Crossfire goes it causes a performance hit in some titles that makes the GPUs perform less than a single one would. That's the way it is and no driver will fix it. You could increase the X2's numbers in the above game by turning off CAT AI which would disable on board Crossfire. Then you'd have a little less than the performance of a single HD 3870 for 450usd. You'd also lose all driver fixes for games.

Other titles I am aware of that Crossfire does this in would be; Gothic 3, NWN2, Need for Speed: Pro Street, WiC on the DX10 path with AA, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, Tomb Raider: Legend, Hellgate: London, and Jericho. In Jericho it does add about 3 FPS vs a single card and still loses to a stock HD 2900XT and 8800GT.

http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/7744/jerichory4.jpg

There may be more games where Crossfire behaves like this and likely will also be more in the future.

MikeC
02-21-08, 12:41 PM
Evga 9600GT KO on the way. :captnkill:

EDIT: It's kind of funny because I was thinking and it's been 5 years since I've bought a midrange card. Back in 2003 I bought my first graphics card, a Ti4200 for around the same price as this.

Congrats! I'm really stoked about the 9600 GT as a mid-range GPU and I'm certain that you'll enjoy your purchase. Low price, low power consumption, quiet and runs much cooler than the 8800 GT. I'll be putting up some SLI results with the 9600 GT this evening, which were equally impressive, with the exception of Crysis of course :)

Bman212121
02-21-08, 12:53 PM
Sweet thanks mike. :D I've been looking at some benchies and it should be about 3x faster than the 6800GT that is currently in this pc. Still won't be quite as fast as 8800GTX SLI but it should be able to hold it's own in new titles where the 6800GT cannot.

InqWoN1776
02-21-08, 01:03 PM
It's good to see that 8 of the 12 cards at Newegg are at MSRP and the other ones are non-reference.

fivefeet8
02-21-08, 01:18 PM
Nvnews.net (http://www.nvnews.net/reviews/evga_geforce_9600_gt_ssc/index.shtml)

Mike, the ROP count readings in GPU-z might be wrong. Other sites are reporting the card having 16 ROPs.

Elitebastard's review is up. They have a very interesting AA performance scaling graph. Let's hope it's the drivers and not a ROP hardware tweak. :eek:
http://www.elitebastards.com/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=533&Itemid=27&limit=1&limitstart=8

Blacklash
02-21-08, 01:44 PM
Legit Reviews
http://legitreviews.com/article/666/1/

Hothardware
http://www.hothardware.com/Articles/Nvidia%5FGeForce%5F9600%5FGT%5FLaunch%5Fand%5F3Way %5FShootout/

Extremetech-
http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2265570,00.asp

PC Perspective-
http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=522

MikeC
02-21-08, 02:32 PM
Mike, the ROP count readings in GPU-z might be wrong. Other sites are reporting the card having 16 ROPs.

Elitebastard's review is up. They have a very interesting AA performance scaling graph. Let's hope it's the drivers and not a ROP hardware tweak. :eek:
http://www.elitebastards.com/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=533&Itemid=27&limit=1&limitstart=8Nice analysis. The results are exactly as I would expect. They confirm that the enhanced data compression on the 9600 GT is paying off. NVIDIA continues to learn from this new unified architecture as they continue to tweak it and get big returns in performance.

Yeah, it looks like GPU-Z will need to be patched for the GeForce 9 Series. But it was able to report the correct core, shader, and memory clock speeds.