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post #1 of 18
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Since today the X1950 Pro is available in the Netherlands! The downside is, I can't find a single review about it so I don't know how it compares to other cards.. any ideas or facts about them?

Edit: the price is $194
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Dang,. for that price you can't go wrong! Does it still have GDDR4?
    
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post #3 of 18
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No it has GDDR3 and the brand is MSI. No other brands available yet. Clock speeds 600/1400 at stock.
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all 16 pipes?

edit:
i answered my own question...
12pipes, 36 shaders, faster X1900GT
 
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post #5 of 18
You'd be better off with a 7900GS, best card in that price range currently.
    
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post #6 of 18
it will be faster than a 7900GS
 
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post #7 of 18
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Yes but the XFX 7900GS overclocks to 7900GTX clocks (4 pixel shaders less and half the mem, I know), so I have to know if the X1950 Pro is a good overclocker too.
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post #8 of 18
What mobo are you getting for this card? From googling your mobo now is AGP...

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post #9 of 18
the 1950 pro has an excellent heatsink on it. They made it quieter and cooler than the 1900 version. I would reccomend either one. The true question is... ARE you a nvidia fan boy or an ati fan boy.?
    
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post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by gatattack
the 1950 pro has an excellent heatsink on it. They made it quieter and cooler than the 1900 version. I would reccomend either one. The true question is... ARE you a nvidia fan boy or an ati fan boy.?
It doesn't matter to me, either the 7900GS for it's overclocking potential or the X1950 Pro which is the only Ati based card on 80nm and should overclock good also.. right? Still waiting for a review.

The card will go on either a DFI 590SLI, Asus M2N32-SLI or the DFI NF4 for AM2.
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