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I i know this issue has been reviwed over and over agaimn but the reason i made the thread is to find out which one i should get cuz am a lil tight on money and i saw this x850xt http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102688
and i know its defective it comes with the fan set to 5% which is dangerous to even start it with but i got a zalman cooler and i think i can fix its problem and the thing has the 256bit mem interface and 16pplines over the 7600gt http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150182
that is the 7600 i was gonna get but but like u ass know the x850 has obsolete engines the sm2 and no hdr which one should i get

sorry i cant change this now but its xt not xl
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post #2 of 13
The X850XT has more raw processing power, but the 7600GT is cooler and is quieter at stock.

Both OC pretty good, if SM3.0 matter a lot to you, then get the 7600GT
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post #3 of 13
Get the 7600gt. It rocks!
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well i have not played with sm3 a lot can u tell me if u notice a lot
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post #5 of 13
Overclock the 7600GT and they'll perform about the same plus you get SM3 with it.
Not bad at all...
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post #6 of 13
I dunno, ask wudaddy. I'm still stuck with DX8

Either way, you are getting a huge upgrade from a 6200TC. I would get X850XT because it's cheaper, but that's just me
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post #7 of 13
Actually the 7600 gt outperforms the x850xt in most modern games (except for Oblivion in particular, in which the x850xt's raw processing power wins by a huge margin). With SM3.0 and a faster clock speeds (although it is a 128mb interface card), it can easily be cranked up by 10-15% with sufficient cooling and blowp ast the x850 with ease. Plus, I think newegg has the BFG 7600gt for 143.99, 114.99 after rebates = a great deal.
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this is the card he ^ mentioned BFG 7600GT
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post #9 of 13
Also here is a Sapphire X850XTPE for $120 on Newegg.

Why is the PE version cheaper??
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post #10 of 13
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what about this one is it worth getting over the xfx http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130062
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