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2 of these (SLI):
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=2&NoMapp=0


or one of these:
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Tab=2&NoMapp=0


or what?

plan to O/C them/it and CPU.

Im from Canada.

$ 400ish CAD is my video card budget.
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post #2 of 31
wrong section, out of the 2 id get the 7950GT, how about a x1900xt? its in the budget http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...anufacture=ATI
    
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One 7950GT

Or, 7900GT w/ volt mod to take it to and beyond GTX speeds. EVGA's warranty is not voided by aftermarket coolers and OC'ing (though I don't know about the volt mod)
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post #4 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Syrillian
One 7950GT

Or, 7900GT w/ volt mod to take it to and beyond GTX speeds. EVGA's warranty is not voided by aftermarket coolers and OC'ing (though I don't know about the volt mod)
Ya im a warrenty fan but what bout what OpTion said?

are u in agreeance with that his card looks good.
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post #5 of 31
the x1900xt will have better image quality and will do hdr+aa

Up to you though

7950gt is still a very very good card
    
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post #6 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OpTioN
hdr+aa
gonna sound stupid but what does that mean?
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post #7 of 31
High Dynamic Range and Anti-Aliasing.

Only ATi cards can do this, not nVidia cards.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by legoman786
High Dynamic Range and Anti-Aliasing.

Only ATi cards can do this, not nVidia cards.
I see. Thats good to know.

Im gonna look for that come new year.
(not really that late but for then)

i Think im settled on that.

1 more question: is crossfire the ATI term for SLI?
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post #9 of 31
hdr makes everything bright and gives you a headace. aa makes things look smooth.
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Yeah, I forgot to say that depending on your taste... HDR makes things UGLY.
    
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