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This review is from: GIGABYTE GeForce 9800 GX2 DirectX 10 GV-NX98X1GHI-B 1GB (512MB per GPU) 512-bit (256-bit per GPU) GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Pros: The fastest GPU I've ever used, and I've had 8800GTX, 8800GTS 512mb, 8800GT, and 2900XT. This thing also overclocks quite well, I got mine to 740mhz core/1782mhz shader clocks/2214mhz memory. The card also runs about as hot as an 8800GTX which isn't that bad.
Cons: If you have a watercooling setup where the radiator sits on back of the case you might want to avoid this card. The DVI slots as they are situated make plugging in the monitor very difficult in such a situation. The card is long, but no longer then an 8800GTX. The cards expensive at $600 but thats still less then 8800Ultra and GTX when it first came out. Finally, the drivers are a bit immature, so not every game will like this card yet.
Other Thoughts: If you are shopping for the top GPU right now, buy this card and have fun gaming at the highest settings. If you are considering this card also consider a decent powersupply (750w or better), and a good CPU so it doesn't bottleneck the card. This card runs good with my Intel E8400 clocked at 4ghz. Also if you want two of these for Quad-SLI it won't work with XP, you'll need Vista.
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