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Yeah, it's not the best card...but it should do me nicely. Doesn't an 9500 Pro OC to a 9700 Pro though? So it should be better than the 5800 correct?
It might but I think the memory bus is 128bit on the 9500 while the 9700 is 256, fairly big performance difference even if you match the mem speeds.
    
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I dunno if I should just sell one of them...
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If any of them is pci, I'll take it
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i still have a SAPPHIRE 9600XT or 9700XT. if you live in vegas, I will give it to you for free. hehe
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If any of them is pci, I'll take it
lol sorry, all of them are AGP...

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i still have a SAPPHIRE 9600XT or 9700XT. if you live in vegas, I will give it to you for free. hehe
lol How much do you want for them? (j/k) And what is a 9700XT? Is it a 9700 Pro or what?

btw: still haven't recieved the cards, checks haven't cleared yet (***???) but I'll post pics up/edit OP when they do come.
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2 my knowledge there is no such thing as a 9700 XT. i am guessing that he has OCed it heaps. but the 9500 has a 256bit. the 9550 had a 128bit bus. 9500 = slower underclocked and reduced pipelines (can b unlocked) version of the 9700. 9550 = 9600 pro underclocked..... unless u get unlucky and get one with a 64bit memory bus then it is a 9600se underclocked. out of the card u have go there i would unlock the 9500 to a 9700. if u grab something like the Omega Radeon Drivers. it comes with a softmod to turn your 9500 into a 9700. let us know how u go
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ti4200 are some of the best old cards
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2 my knowledge there is no such thing as a 9700 XT. i am guessing that he has OCed it heaps. but the 9500 has a 256bit. the 9550 had a 128bit bus. 9500 = slower underclocked and reduced pipelines (can b unlocked) version of the 9700. 9550 = 9600 pro underclocked..... unless u get unlucky and get one with a 64bit memory bus then it is a 9600se underclocked. out of the card u have go there i would unlock the 9500 to a 9700. if u grab something like the Omega Radeon Drivers. it comes with a softmod to turn your 9500 into a 9700. let us know how u go
Thanks for the info! I was thinking that a 9500 was unlockable to a 9700 but I didn't know it was just a softmod! I was planing to use Omega Drivers anyways. I'm using the Nvidia one right now I'll update soon...it looks like the 9500 Pro check cleared on 11/22/06 and the 5800 check cleared today. But for some reason my Ebay says the checks are still uncleared...not sure why because I have less money now

nice pc you've got there

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ti4200 are some of the best old cards
Yeah, it served me well for a great time! I loved it! It beats an FX5500 which is impressive IMO

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Update: Both video cards have shipped today! Also I ordered a PCI fan and two more fans for my PC as well as Artic Silver 5 all of which should arrive by Friday
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good idea with the Artic Silver. it works great on all cards.
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