In or opinion, GeForce 7800 GT provides a better cost/benefit ration than GeForce 7800 GTX: it is cheaper and provides a very high performance, for users that want a GeForce 7800 GTX performance level but doesn’t want to give an arm to buy one.
Of course it is slower than GeForce 7800 GTX, but not that much: typically between 3% and 12%, depending on the game. On Doom 3 and Far Cry, which are very “heavy” games, we could see a performance difference only when running at 1600×1200 with all quality enhancements set.
The great news about GeForce 7800 GT is that is faster than Radeon X850 XT Platinum Edition, which is the fastest graphics chip from ATI available today – and, grasp, is within the same price range as GeForce 7800 GT –, and also fastest than NVIDIA chips from the series “6”, like GeForce 6800 GT.
If you are looking for the fastest video card available today and cannot afford a GeForce 7800 GTX – or simply don’t want to give your own blood to buy one – consider GeForce 7800 GT. As we said, for the high-end video card market, this card has the best cost/benefit ratio.