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The x1900-AIW card seems to have 16 pipelines unlike most of the 1900 cards. My x800-aiw overclocks like a dream... anyone know about this?
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The AIW versions are nice but not for overclocking. they use cheaper ram for lower clocks, and the AIW chip interferes with the overclock
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My X1900's also have 16 pipes.

It's a decent card as far I know. powerful. I think like the 'normal' X1900 (not XT, not XTX).

You'll definately notice the difference. Not sure how well it overclocks.
    
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I dont notice it on my x800-AIW. It overclocks insanely.

Anyway, thx for the info, i will stay away from the x1900-aiw
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Yea the clocks are rediclously low also something like 500/960 vs a X1900XT @ 625/1450
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X1900 AIW is a great card, the clocks may be lower but we're talking easy overclocking, with easy voltage boosts.

Its got a full R580 core with 16 pipes and 48 shader processors with all the AIW functionality and a decent single slot cooler, they've also been selling for really cheap in some places.
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