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Finding the Mid-range Sweet Spot - GeForce 9600 GT Showdown

Finding the Mid-range Sweet Spot - GeForce 9600 GT Showdown

The mid-range segment got a boost recently with the release of NVIDIA's GeForce 9600 GT, shaking up the competition and leading to price cuts from ATI. It also means a flood of new cards from the many NVIDIA board partners. To help you navigate these newcomers, here's our GeForce 9600 GT shootout.

NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 512MB - The Nemesis of ATI

NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 512MB - The Nemesis of ATI

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NVIDIA's GeForce 9 series hits the streets today in the form of the GeForce 9600 GT 512MB. Targeted at mainstream users, this new card inherits the DNA of the successful GeForce 8800 GT but at a more affordable price. Can it be the new mid-range bestseller?

PowerColor Radeon HD 3870 X2 1GB

PowerColor Radeon HD 3870 X2 1GB

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Dual-core graphics cards are suddenly again in the spotlight with ATI's recently launched Radeon HD 3870 X2 and PowerColor is the next vendor to send us its version, which looks to be a very standard reference design. Does it perform up to the mark?

GeCube Radeon HD 3870 X2 X-Turbo Dual (O.C Edition)

GeCube Radeon HD 3870 X2 X-Turbo Dual (O.C Edition)

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Bored already with the standard red but bland ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2? GeCube has jazzed up its O.C Edition with its X-Turbo Dual cooler and added an extra pair of dual-link DVI outputs. Don't believe us? Read on for more on this exotic new product.

HIS Radeon HD 3870 X2 1GB

HIS Radeon HD 3870 X2 1GB

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What can a graphics chipmaker to do when its products are losing to its rivals? Slap two together and pray that its multi-GPU technology works. That's the approach that ATI took with the new Radeon HD 3870 X2, featuring two RV670 cores at its centre. Does it really work? We take HIS' card for a spin to find out.

Gigabyte GV-RX385512H (Radeon HD 3850 512MB)

Gigabyte GV-RX385512H (Radeon HD 3850 512MB)

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512MB of memory is becoming the new standard among upcoming graphics cards and Gigabyte's latest Radeon HD 3850 comes with such a memory size. Does having more memory help this mid-range card perform its best in the latest games? Check out the review for the full details.

MSI NX8800GT-T2D256E-OC (GeForce 8800 GT 256MB)

MSI NX8800GT-T2D256E-OC (GeForce 8800 GT 256MB)

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The GeForce 8800 GT is probably one of the most recognizable graphics chipset available now and with both 256MB and 512MB variants, it's set to become even more so. Read on as we check out one of the newer 256MB models, an overclocked version from MSI.

GeCube Radeon HD 3870 512MB GDDR4 (O.C. Edition)

GeCube Radeon HD 3870 512MB GDDR4 (O.C. Edition)

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ATI's partners are walking a tightrope producing Radeon HD 3800 series cards that can hold their own against the numerous GeForce 8800 GT cards while maintaining its competitive price. GeCube does it by equipping a custom cooler and a tweaked BIOS to their new overclocked Radeon HD 3870 512MB beast.

NVIDIA Announces Hybrid SLI Technology

NVIDIA Announces Hybrid SLI Technology

You've certainly heard of Hybrid SLI being in the works for ages, but today at CES, NVIDIA officially announced Hybrid SLI technology and a slew of products for this new ecosystem. What a way to start 2008 with a bright upswing and we've got the full details for you.

Leadtek WinFast PX8800GT 256MB (GeForce 8800 GT 256MB)

Leadtek WinFast PX8800GT 256MB (GeForce 8800 GT 256MB)

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NVIDIA's GeForce 8800 GT 512MB has turned out to be a bestseller but can the company repeat the formula with a more affordable 256MB variant? Find out if this version is indeed worthy of its G92 pedigree.

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