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ASUS EN8800GTX/HTDP/768M GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB 384-Bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

  • 128 CUDA Cores
  • 768MB 384-Bit GDDR3
  • PCI Express x16
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To say that the EN8800GTX/HTDP/768M graphic card from ASUS is designed for the avid gamer is a dreadful understatement. This powerful graphic card brings a new power to the gaming environment, with unified rendering, better shading, and majorly improved memory allocation. At a clock speed of 1.8 GHz on the built-in 768 MB RAM, the card is faster than most of the conventional cards available; HDCP compliant, it lets you see encrypted contents on HD DVD, Blu-Ray Discs and get a full high-definition viewing experience. It fully supports Microsoft DirectX10.0 for stunning and complex special effects, which will unfold soon with a whole new revolution in game design. Further, the PCI Express x16 helps crank your processing speed to unheard of levels.

This card has a unified GDDR3 architecture letting the card plow right through memory intensive graphic applications. Its DVI to VGA adapter provides a sharper and clearer picture (up to 2560x1600) on compatible display units. The ASUS Game LiveShow feature of this card allows a user to stream live games over the internet. They can even record live gaming action in MPEG4 format and share the recorded action with friends and other gaming enthusiasts. Moreover, this graphic card offers ASUS Video Security Online feature that allows a user to keep an eye on their home from virtually anywhere. A great graphics card for your personal powerhouse!

  • newegg NVIDIA Unified Architecture with UltraThread Technology The fully-unified shader core dynamically allocates processing power to geometry, vertex, physics and pixel shading operations, delivering incredibly true-to-life 3D graphics. In addition, the massively multi-threaded architecture supports thousands of independent, simultaneous threads, providing extreme processing efficiency in advanced, next generation shader programs.
  • newegg Full Microsoft DirectX 10 Support The world's first DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.
  • newegg NVIDIA Lumenex Engine The NVIDIA Lumenex Engine supports 128-bit and 64-bit floating point HDR with up to 16x anti-aliasing, delivering vividly realistic lighting effects while obliterating "jaggies".
  • newegg NVIDIA SLI Technology Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single GPU configuration for unmatchable gaming experiences. The must-have feature for PCI Express graphics, NVIDIA SLI technology allows two graphics cards to run in parallel and dramatically scales performance on today's hottest games.
  • newegg NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology The combination of high-definition video decoding acceleration and post-processing delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color and precise image scaling for all video content, especially movies.
  • newegg Built for Microsoft Windows Vista Built for Windows Vista, NVIDIA's fourth-generation GPU architecture offers users the best possible experience using the Windows Aero 3D graphical user interface available in Microsoft’s latest operating system.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Jerry H.
  • 4/15/2008 11:07:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsthird one

Pros: First one awesome, secod one well it was dead. Thanks Newegg for the easy rma. Third one perfect. SLI runs smoother than expected. Loving it.

Cons: None at all.

Other Thoughts: Would buy another for tri when wallet will allow. Loving it.

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  • Bartosz C.
  • 4/12/2008 4:05:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWaste of many!!!

Pros: Can't find any

Cons: NO drivers for Vista, almost every game crashes!!! I've been trying to fix this for a almost a year, but nothing works!!!

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/6/2008 4:00:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest bang for buck

Pros: Far better deal at 768mb than all the nuetered G89's for high res, high eye candy gaming. Also a far better deal than all the overclocked 8800GTX models. I have always had nothing but great luck with Asus in motherboards and video cards for quite a few years now. Maybe I have just been lucky but this card rocks. Out of the box this card runs overclocked at 630 gpu, 2000 DDR and 1503 on shaders. Theres still some to be had on shaders and memory and probably more on GPU with better cooling. It survives all the Crysis benchmarks, w/o lockup, at these speeds.

Cons: Nothing other than Nvidia is not going to build them anymore. Get one while you can or wait until summer for a real "new" GPU from Nvidia. The 89's are a waste for the mainstream masses.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/21/2008 9:59:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Card

Pros: This is almost the top card on the market (Ultra version is the next step up). A single card with all the right hardware will really impress most people. I use this card to drive two fully digital 24 inch wide screen monitors and it does pretty well. I have played some games but I am not a hard-core gamer. The card simultaneously drives graphics on both screens pretty well. I run all settings are at the default, no overclocking so far. I haven't needed to tweak anything.

Cons: The drivers can be a bit quirky (may not play nice with Windows Media Player, causing some videos to hang). If you are running the card at its default settings, you don't need to run this software (just another thing to eat into your CPU cycles). If you are going to tweak the settings, you're probably used to having a less than 100% stable system anyway and this won't matter. The card is rather long and tall. In a smaller case it could get in the way of your drives or cables. It'll certainly waste the slot above it as that will be occupied by the cooler. That's the price you pay for the privilege of having this card.

Other Thoughts: This review is based off a single card in my machine. I can't imagine how much better this could be with SLI (dual cards). I have been using the card with this hardware: EVGA 122-CK-NF67-T1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i LT SLI motherboard, Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 Kentsfield 3.0GHz LGA 775 130W Quad-Core Processor, PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 1KW-SR EPS12V 1000W Power Supply, Two SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burners SATA Model SH-S203B, ZALMAN CNPS9700 CPU Cooler, CORSAIR Dominator 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 TWIN2X2048-8500C5D, Two Western Digital Raptors WD740ADFD 74GB 10,000 RPM in RAID 0 config, Aerocool PowerPanel Multifunction Panel, Creative 70SB046A00000 Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro, dual Dell 2407WFP monitors.

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  • Wayne M.
  • 2/14/2008 11:47:59 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWoW

Pros: Wow this vid card blew me away. bundled with ghost recon advanced war fighter. Game is spectacular. Need to get a physics processor to maximize playability. Card never misses a beat only running single card for now till i can afford a second.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: None

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  • Jeremy J.
  • 2/6/2008 10:08:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwsome Card

Pros: All my games look like completely new different games to play now. No lag, everything looks better even my desktop. went from 1233 3dmarks to 8374 3dmarks.
This does seem to work for me with a physx card from asus.

Cons: The ASUS gameface messenger works but I can't find there website to get a screenname....

Other Thoughts: hot hot hot 75deg Celsius right from the start(fan was defaulted to 50% turned that to 100% card runs about 67deg Celsius.

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  • Sean S.
  • 1/31/2008 12:11:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggspowerfull card no prob

Pros: very powerfull card a little slower than th4e ultra but solid in the long - run. had for over a year and not one problem what so ever. Asus make exalent products.

Cons: power hog, may need to upgrade PSU, Very Hot!!!!! huge, i needed to buy a new case to fit it, it is really long

Other Thoughts: untill the 9800 X2's come out i am happy with this card,

My System: asus m2n- sli delux 2 gig patriot 1066 ddr2 amd 6000+ asus 8800 gtx asus physix

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  • David C.
  • 1/11/2008 3:03:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsAbsolute Beast

Pros: 768MB DDR3, 128 sp, quiet fan, incredible performance.

Cons: Very long card, requires two 6-pin connectors, exhaust is quite hot. PRICE, power consumption.

Other Thoughts: I bit the bullet and ordered one, it walks all over my old 8800gts. Its such a long card that I had to move my SATA connections just to get it to fit (no biggie but I can certainly see size issues in some cases). The performance is stunning and for the extreme gamer for sure. NVIDIA did well with this one, it could have been a bit cheaper but you sure do get alot of performance.

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  • Jason H.
  • 12/13/2007 11:41:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect card for Crysis and everything else

Pros: This card can run Crysis as Ultra High quality with very passable frame rates. (Milage may vary with overall machine specs.)
I can run every other game I own at maximum quality with much higher frame rates than I was getting on my old card at lower image quality. (BFG 7900 GS OC with aftermarket heat sink/fan.)

Cons: As everyone else has said. This card is very expensive. I wouldn't plan on the price dropping too quickly as this thing packs allot of hardware.
The card is HUGE! Don't plan on this fitting in anything smaller than a standard case, and even then it might not fit depending on you configuration. (I would mod the case to fit this card personally as it is way too cool.)

Other Thoughts: P.S. I am running games at 1280x1024 with a AM2 6000, 64bit Vista, 4GB ram, and 2 SATA2 drives in Raid 0.
This card runs a little hot with the stock heat sink. 55c - 73c. (Assuming your case has good heat transfer)
I have plan to install Zalman VF1000 cooler, and Zalman RSH88 for proper card cooling. Currently neither of these are available on NewEgg, but I expect them to show up shortly.
I will update to note the temperature difference I see with these items installed.

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  • Charles W.
  • 12/9/2007 1:26:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt is a beautiful thing...

Pros: Nothing can touch this card. It has made quick work of any game I put it up against, including Call of Duty 4. Everything looks so real its almost unbelievable. I wondered what I was going to do with such a beast of a card, but I've been making plenty of use out of it.

Cons: Runs HOT with stock cooling option. When playing COD4 it would run at 90C. Its hard to keep your case cool when you're generating that kind of heat. I recommend the Thermaltake TMG series waterblock. Watercooling keeps it down to 40C and even below, but you'll have to run your fan at max rpm.

Oh yeah, price! What was I thinking spending $550 on this thing? (It was worth it)

Other Thoughts: If you plan to water cool both your GPU and CPU, you'll need a second radiator (mounted externally). There's no way one radiator can meet the demands of cooling both units to acceptable temperatures.

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