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grimreefer
01-13-07, 08:07 AM
http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.beareyes.com.cn%2F2%2 Flib%2F200701%2F02%2F20070102054_2.htm&langpair=zh-CN%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&prev=%2Flanguage_tools
2x 512mb 8600u and an asus 650i for me lol. well, maybe ill wait to see some benches.

rewt
01-13-07, 08:16 AM
179 dollars for 8600U must be a mistake in the Google translation..

I mean come on.. $650 dollars for 8800, then only $179 for an 8600u?

grimreefer
01-13-07, 09:07 AM
kinda makes sense, its replacing the 7900gs

Maverickman
01-13-07, 09:55 AM
Not surprising since Nvidia made a TON of cards based on the G71. With the arrival of Vista, the demand for DX 10 cards in the gaming community will certainly increase Still, DX 9 cards will be around for some time as they are needed to run Vista with all the eye candy.

Dazz
01-13-07, 06:09 PM
Well looking at the specs it looks like mainstream cards will be going with a 256bit bus. 8600 256bit, 8800GTS 320bit and GTX 384bit
Expect the diffrence from the GTX to the GTS ie an extra 30% decrease.

Blacklash
01-14-07, 09:59 PM
Some people may like those 320mb GTS cards because they are reported to have the same clocks, less ram and be 299usd.

Dazz
01-15-07, 12:28 AM
It's not enough memory anymore well to me due to GRAW needing a 512MB video card to use high settings and i can imagine this being the begining.

Mr_LoL
01-15-07, 02:01 AM
One thing. If you run these cards in sli, wouldnt it put a whole load of strain on the mobo as the cards dont have a power connector?

john19055
01-15-07, 04:38 AM
I just don't look for overclocking to be that great if it doe;nt have no extra power connectors.

Burnt_Ram
01-15-07, 10:34 AM
there's some spec's on this site. 8800GT "128 bit bus" WTH
http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1144176

Mr_LoL
01-15-07, 11:27 AM
The 8600 ultra might have a power connector then. The card pictured might be a GT which will make sense.
http://img.product.pchome.net/00/03/92/17/39217.jpg
http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/6499/dsc09094tg8.jpg
Actually it looks exactly like the 7300GT.