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Bit-Tech published a review of the BFGTech GeForce 9600 GT OC 512MB graphics card



After some careful analysis of the changes, it doesn’t appear to make much sense spending any more than about 120 on a GeForce 9600 GT now, because at that point the stretch to ?140 isn’t too far away. BFGTech’s GeForce 9600 GT OC is currently sitting at around ?115 including delivery (if you take advantage of Scan’s free delivery offer for
regular contributors to the bit-tech community) – at that price, it’s not a bad deal but I do have some concerns.

For out-and-out gamers, I have no problem recommending BFGTech’s GeForce 9600 GT OC 512MB graphics card – it delivers strong performance at a good price point for those that cannot afford to stretch to 140 for a GeForce 8800 GT. The ten year warranty is also a good peace of mind if you’re planning to use the card as a family (or even a personal) hand-me-down, where it makes its way into older systems as and when you upgrade your main machine.

However, if you are looking to use the card in a home theatre PC, the bundle is missing both the DVI-to-HDMI converter and S/PDIF cable, which means that you won’t be able to connect the card to your HDTV and carry audio over the HDMI cable at the same time. Of course, you can acquire the required parts elsewhere, but that’s at an extra cost that you can avoid by purchasing another GeForce 9600 GT that //does

That ultimately prevents us from giving the card an outright recommendation, but that’s not to say there aren’t users that should lap up this card at its current asking price. Just be aware of its limitations if you were hoping to use it in an HTPC."/ come with the required connectors, as it’ll no doubt be cheaper to buy a card with
them bundled than it will to buy them separately.
BFGTech GeForce 9600 GT OC 512MB Review