Originally Posted by worshipme
The core clock is the running frequency of the TMUs (32 vs 56) and ROPs, which the 9800GT has more of than the 9600GT.
EDIT: Oh wait, were you joking?
I hope he was, the 9800GT beats the 9600GT in just about every benchmark, the 9600GT is inferior to the 8800GT, which is basically what the 9800GT is, a rebranded 8800GT...
4850 >> 9800GT >> 8800GT >> 9600GT...
sorry fellas, I had to slip my card in there somewhere...