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http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...8&GroupID=1551

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post #2 of 15
I would choose the Sapphire Radeon X1950XTX 512MB DDR4, hands down over that 7950GT.

BUT for a little more you could get the Asus Extreme 8800GTS 640MB DDR3 that would blow both the X1950XTX and 7950GT out of the water, and the 8800GTS is future-proofed with DX10 & SM4 support.
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post #3 of 15
Out of the 2, the XTX

Asus Extreme 8800GTS £310.20 Inc VAT
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...5&GroupID=1880

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thanks guys I was thinking the XTX myself but that 8800 isn't much more
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post #5 of 15
Go with the ATI, you will be happy without the lockups due to problematic drivers.*


*(from personal experience with nVidia cards, they lock up because they drivers are usually problematic, you have to find the right drivers for the card, and that doesnt allways mean the newest ones.)
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Go with the ATI, you will be happy without the lockups due to problematic drivers.*


*(from personal experience with nVidia cards, they lock up because they drivers are usually problematic, you have to find the right drivers for the card, and that doesnt allways mean the newest ones.)
the Card isn't for me it's for another Americas Army player, and your right about Nvidia Drivers the newest ones totally messed up my card had to resort to older ones, does that include the 8800??
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I dont know for sure about the 8800, but I would assume so because the same people are building the drivers. Never know though, only way to find out would be to get it LOL.
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post #8 of 15
You need 9x.xx drivers for 8800's. I think 92.xx drivers, actually...

8800 > x1950XTX, but...how much more does it cost?
     
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You need 9x.xx drivers for 8800's. I think 92.xx drivers, actually...

8800 > x1950XTX, but...how much more does it cost?
Only £23 if you include VAT, which makes it totally worth it to get the 8800GTS over the X1950XTX.
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480 W PSU good enough for the 8800??
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