Oblivion (DirectX 9)
Probably one of the most demanding and graphically customizable games you will ever see, Oblivion can stress any system that exists for gaming today. With its wide open areas and high quality textures the graphics system for Oblivion produces spectacular results.
At 1600×1200, the GeForce 8800 Ultra is actually able to reach a 10% performance gain over the 8800 GTX but the gap diminishes as the resolution increases and bottlenecks are found elsewhere.
The 8800 Ultra looks like it
The 8800 Ultra looks like it might be a decent gain over the 8800 GTX in GPU limited games. Very expensive though, when you could just overclock a GTX.
Honestly I’d probably get the
Honestly I'd probably get the GTX and overclock, but I love the idea of the quiet cooler. I'll have to wait to see if they get cheaper on eBay or something in like 10 or 11 years…