Thread: Nvidia & 9800 GTX
04-02-2008, 11:58 AM #1
Nvidia & 9800 GTX
Nvidia just released the new 9800gtx card. This Card gets some of the best benchmarks on Flightsim X out there. Here is a link to a review on it from Tomshardware. http://www.tomshardware.com/2008/04/01/nvidia_geforce_9800gtx_review/index.html
What ya think? Should I build a FS Comp. around this???
04-02-2008, 02:18 PM #2
Okay- I m wondering here. All of these new 9 Series cards say that they have two GPUs on them and that they have xxx MB RAM for each GPU, etc.
What I want to know is, If Im just plugging my monitor/LCD projector into one of the two outputs on the card, am I still getting the horsepower of both GPU's and all the RAM/Stream Processors?Eric Tomlin-
Learjet 45 Builder
04-02-2008, 02:52 PM #3
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There's already discussion about the card and Toms review over at the hardware forum on Avsim. Eric, you might find your answer there.
As always with recent releases, I'd wait until they come down in price (even though this card seems reasonably priced already). I still think the 8800GT offers the best value for money currently and it uses the same processor as the 9000 series. Spend the big bucks on the CPU!
04-02-2008, 03:08 PM #4
Eric, it's my understanding, and I'm putting in simple form.... (since I'm not a techy) You have the equivalent of two cards in one, double the speed and power. My sources tell me, with FSX, the frame rates are definitely improved.
Please tell me if my information is wrong.... don't want to spend a fortune on a system around something that is not so.
04-02-2008, 04:15 PM #5
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