Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT (512MB) SLI Performance

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 14 2007 @ 04:08 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Today LH puts the GeForce 8800 GT to the test, the SLI test that is to determine whether or not two heads are really better than one. The 8800 GT has already assumed a dominate position in the sub $300 US market eliminating not only the competition but also a number of Nvidia’s own top dogs! But the real question still remains, should you buy two 8800 GT graphics cards to stick with the tried and true GTX version?

So after having tested the GeForce 8800 GT in both single and SLI modes against a single 8800 GTX graphics card, one question remains; which configuration offers gamers the most bang for their buck? While there are quite a number of different factors that need to be considered, such as price, operating temperatures, and noise levels, we must first establish if SLI 8800 GT graphics cards are a viable solution in terms of performance. Having tested with a total of nine games, some new and some not so new, we can now put all of this into perspective. The following table shows the percentage gain achieved by the SLI 8800 GT graphics cards in each game under Windows XP at 1920x1200...

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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