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Doesn't DX10 have to come out before programmers can actually make games using it?

And before manufacturers can make cards supporting it??

If this is the case we won't see dx10 cards for a while, so i honeslty wouldnt even mention it. And any game that uses dx10 will definitly be able to run in dx9 mode.

With that said, the x1900gt is a nice card BUT if you are willing to spend up to 240$ get the x1900xt 256mb. It will beat a gt pretty easilyy and comes with better cooling.
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Doesn't DX10 have to come out before programmers can actually make games using it?

And before manufacturers can make cards supporting it??

If this is the case we won't see dx10 cards for a while, so i honeslty wouldnt even mention it. And any game that uses dx10 will definitly be able to run in dx9 mode.

With that said, the x1900gt is a nice card BUT if you are willing to spend up to 240$ get the x1900xt 256mb. It will beat a gt pretty easilyy and comes with better cooling.
Exactly. However, you can be sure that MS will be pushing DX10 hard when they decide to release it. Still, it's silly to wait. If you feel like you need a video card upgrade then go for it, since DX10 is still a long ways off.
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hey guys, you all are taking into fact that there will be dx10 simulation through software right?
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hey guys, you all are taking into fact that there will be dx10 simulation through software right?
The performance will be so bad (on an enthusiast point of view) that it won't matter.
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I was in the same situation wait for dx 10 or get some of the last 7900 n's card's now.I think the same going to take a while until everything get straigth with the dx 10 and vista.In the mean time I order 2 7950 GT KO,let the rest of the people fixing those problem's with the new vista and dx 10 card's first to see how it come then you go for it.
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Under intense artifact scanning i oc'ed to 602/830 with my 7900gs with stock cooling.
That's the sort of things I'd like to know. At what load temps is that?

And the X1900XT 256mb isn't for sale here (yet). And depending on the launch price here I might indeed go for that card instead.
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post #17 of 21
buy a x1900xt 256mb...

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it should be around 230 usd... or whatever that converts to in the netherlands
 
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post #18 of 21
im already ready for the 8000 series from nvidia!!! im starting to save my pennies now.. Watch them come out with something better then pci express and im all like ***.. Anyway its hard to keep up woth the tech.. But i would say the 7900 cuz im an nvidia fan. But to be honest the x1900 looks a lil faster with less G/b's per sec!!! But honestly i have the 7950's QUAD sli and nothing beats this rig fo sho..
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im already ready for the 8000 series from nvidia!!! im starting to save my pennies now.. Watch them come out with something better then pci express and im all like ***.. Anyway its hard to keep up woth the tech.. But i would say the 7900 cuz im an nvidia fan. But to be honest the x1900 looks a lil faster with less G/b's per sec!!! But honestly i have the 7950's QUAD sli and nothing beats this rig fo sho..
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7950GX2 is way above my budget. I'm (still) looking for a card around $200. What about the X1950 Pro, it should be around $220 when it comes out? The X1900XT 256mb is 270$ here.
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post #20 of 21
The ATI card is better.

nVidia's G71 is not good IMO, way too many faulty cards still, even the 7950GT.

If I had the need for a video card right now, I'll go for the X1900GT and steer away from the possibilities of having a card that is prone to artifacts at stocks and overclocked. By this I don't mean ALL do but from what I've seen, there's just too many bad apples in that basket.

Plus I like that idea of HDR + AA at the same time.
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