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XFX GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB Alpha Dog XXX Edition review

The last time we looked at a graphics board from XFX using the 'Alpha Dog' name we were really mightily impressed, with the company's GeForce 8800 GT Alpha Dog XXX part blowing away an equivalent reference clocked part performance-wise, to the point where it found itself not far off GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB frame rate territory.

Ironically, today we take a look at the GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB Alpha Dog XXX Edition from XFX, to see if it can follow in the illustrious footsteps of its older, smaller brother.

Never mind the insanely long product name, just what can this board offer over the reference GeForce 8800 GTS 512MB?

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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.