Geforce 8800 GTS 320Mb Roundup - Six Models Compared

Videocards/VGA Reviews by geoffrey @ 2007-03-09

We have been gaming away at high resolutions and quality settings to find you the best deal for the newly release Geforce 8800 GTS 320Mb card. We compare models from known manufacturers Sparkle, Gainward, XFX and PNY as well as two new comers Twintech and Zotac. Which one offers the most bang for the buck? Read on to find out.

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Sparkle 8800GTS 320MB: Inside the box

Inside the box

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  • Sparkle GEFORCE 8800GTS 320Mb
  • DVI -> VGA connector
  • 4-pin molex -> 6-pin PCIe power cable
  • HDTV cable
  • S-Video cable
  • Driver CD and manual


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  • NVIDIA 90nm G80 core
    - core clock: 500MHz
    - shader clock: 1200MHz
  • Hynix 320Mb (10x32Mb) GDDR3 with 320 bit interface
    - memory clock: 1600MHz
  • NVIDIA reference active heatpipe cooler, dual slot solution
  • Dual Link DVI
  • Integrated HDTV decoder
  • HDTV/S-Video/Composite - out
  • SLI ready
  • PCI-Express 16x
  • Dimentions: 23cm x 11cm

    Rivatuner monitoring showed us the real GPU core clock was a bit above rated (513MHz), while the memory is also clocked @ 792MHz (1584MHz DDR).

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    Comment from Sidney @ 2007/03/09
    Too bad that no OCing tool for Vista yet ..... hopefully in a few months.
    Comment from MacGyver @ 2007/03/12
    What are the warranty's of these cards? Could be the deciding factor on which to get.