Originally Posted by Intel17
Well, an 8800 Ultra is much faster than a 9600GT. However, the 9800GTX will most likely be faster than the 8800 Ultra, but not by enough to justify an upgrade...
Yes, from what I understand, the second number is the number to look at. For example, an 8800 is better than a 9600 because 8 is higher than 6. As someone else said, it is very confusing, but you get it eventually.