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7900GS or X1950pro ?

post #1 of 11
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Hi all,

I was building a new rig for my little brother for some gaming ...

Here are parts:

C2D E6300
Asus P5B
2x 215MB DDR2 800 Cell Shock CL4
OCZ ModStream 450W

What is the better GPU for this rig?

I really don´t know what is better and don´t know how fast these X1950pro can be...

Thanks for help!!!
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post #2 of 11
While both of them are nothing near slow, I'd say X1950PRO It is a little faster.
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post #3 of 11
7600GT and get another PSU. Get the 550W instead.
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post #4 of 11
im an nvidia fan boy but id take the x1950 pro
cant complain..
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cant complain..
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post #5 of 11
Oh yeah man, i forgot, that PSU certainly isnt enough for one of those. Either get a better and Higher PSU, or just get the 7600GT.
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post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
he don´t have the money for any bigger PSU!

Would my 550W LC-Power be enough for the rig?

If the X1950pro is faster I will get 1 for him!
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CoolerMaster 500W SLI CoolerMaster iTower930 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 ASUS P5N-E SLI XFX 8800GTS 1Gig GEIL 800@3-3-3-5 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Barracuda 7200.9 250GB NEC AD-7170S Win XP SP2 Yakumo 17" 
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post #7 of 11
The X1950PRO should be fine with a 550W PSU. The X1950 is also probably a better card except in Quake 4.

Just dont overclock, cause that brand i dont think overclocks well being in never heard of them.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core Duo 2.0 GHZ Intel 945PM Chipset Nvidia Go 7900GS@420/1100 2 Gigs DDR2 
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60 gig 5400RPM Hitachi Windows Xp Home Dell 17' Lcd Panal Wxga+ Dell Laptop Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouse
90W Dell Dell Inspiron E1705 Microsoft 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core Duo 2.0 GHZ Intel 945PM Chipset Nvidia Go 7900GS@420/1100 2 Gigs DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
60 gig 5400RPM Hitachi Windows Xp Home Dell 17' Lcd Panal Wxga+ Dell Laptop Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouse
90W Dell Dell Inspiron E1705 Microsoft 
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post #8 of 11
Thread Starter 
Only Quake4?

He is gaming NFS Most Wanted, Doom3, CoD UO and CoD2 most times ...

Did anyone have a link for good benches? thanks!
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 ASUS P5N-E SLI XFX 8800GTS 1Gig GEIL 800@3-3-3-5 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Barracuda 7200.9 250GB NEC AD-7170S Win XP SP2 Yakumo 17" 
PowerCase
CoolerMaster 500W SLI CoolerMaster iTower930 
  hide details  
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6600 ASUS P5N-E SLI XFX 8800GTS 1Gig GEIL 800@3-3-3-5 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Barracuda 7200.9 250GB NEC AD-7170S Win XP SP2 Yakumo 17" 
PowerCase
CoolerMaster 500W SLI CoolerMaster iTower930 
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post #9 of 11
X1950 Will give you the best overall performance and image quality over the 7900Gt.
post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
X1950 Will give you the best overall performance and image quality over the 7900Gt.
I agree. Go for the X1950 if the PSU is enough. As for benchies...
http://www.tomshardware.com/

Or just google it
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