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seeing as the 7950gx2 clocks lower than the 7950gt, does that mean 2 7950gt's in sli oc'd would outperform 1 gx2 card also oc'd?

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I'd say the 7950GT would win.
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Yes, personally i feel that the 7950GX2 is the worst GPU ever concieved and has rather mediocre performance for what it is.
 
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The 7950GX2 is a very bad card and I don't even see why nVidia made it. Two 7950GT's in SLI would definatly kill a 7950GX2 overclocked as far as it could go.

The only reason I would get a 7950GX2 would be if I wanted quad-SLI.
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The 7950GX2 is a very bad card and I don't even see why nVidia made it. Two 7950GT's in SLI would definatly kill a 7950GX2 overclocked as far as it could go.

The only reason I would get a 7950GX2 would be if I wanted quad-SLI.
wawaweewa is that possible?
    
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Quad-SLI???

Yes it is possible but your CPU would bottleneck it so bad it wouldn't be funny. You need a Conroe or even a Kentsfield to fully use all the GPU power. 7950GX2's are also very power hungry. A 300w PSU couldn't handle even one of them. Also the drivers right now for quad-SLI suck.
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Most Nvidia 7 Series SLI systems will kill any GPU in performance, the only thing that would beat say 2 x 7950GT's is a single 8800GTX, that thing is incredible.....although a total waste at the moment
 
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well 2x7900GTXs would beat it right

whats better the 7900GTX or the 7950gt
    
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if im not mistaken the 7900GTX is better...but im getting a 7950GT in about 2 weeks, mine comes with a zalman cooler instead of a factory one. , I will try to see if I can OC that card to outperform the GTX.
    
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The 7900GTX is more powerful than a 7950GT. Whether or not 2x7950GTs win versus a 7950GX2 depends on the game but they usually come out on top.
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