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7900 or 7950 with 256MB or 512MB?

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Hey guys I am desiging a new system I want to start building and I was wondering what is a very good GeForce 7 Series with east least 512MB unless you guys think is not needed. I am not looking into a 512X2 because they are expensive.
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Okay.
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Hey guys I am desiging a new system I want to start building and I was wondering what is a very good GeForce 7 Series with east least 512MB unless you guys think is not needed. I am not looking into a 512X2 because they are expensive.
Get an XFX 7900GS XT and overclock the hell out of it since it OC's GREAT and that will hold you over til DX10 and beyond it's release.

Unless you're looking for a more long-term use gpu...
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post #4 of 10
well i have a Gainward 7950GT 256 Mb one, it's good, it's quicker than a 7900GT (slightly), butt get a 512 Mb version of the 7950GT, its not much more and is aparently faster, although this is fast enough for me!
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I would wait until Direct X 10 comes out. Because it will be instantly obsolete.
    
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yea but when will this DX 10 cards come out and how useful will it be with out Vista being out yet? I also read somewere that 7900 and up would support DX10 I think Emulated or something like that until DX10 is fully set on all new hardware and that is after vista is out.
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honestly man im running a leadtek 7950 gt @ 675/800 air cooled and i mean with a 940 dual core 3.2 at 3.83 and man this thing i havent had a problem with it yet a few hiccups here and there but u hardley even notice them and im running the 256 mb version of that card look into it and u might like what u see
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post #8 of 10
Get the 7950GT 512 I have 2 in sli look the benches.Later if is EVGA use the step up program and upgrade.
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I have two 7900GTs volt modded, LOOK at my benches, lol, I am just shy of 10,000 in 3dmark06 (9900), for now I question how much the Xtra RAM actually helps (of course it does to an extent), but u know with the 8800 series coming out so soon, I would just wait.
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post #10 of 10
you should just wait a month for DX10

the 8800 series kicks ass

google some benchies for it

there were some for like 15k on 3dmark 06 stock
    
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