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post #31 of 40
According to the benchies, the x1950PRO pwns. It's also the same price (about) as the 7900gs.
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Thanks for that info, but when you guys are saying that the GS's can be overclocked to the GT's, thats assuming that the GT isnt overclocked right? Im really not worried about saving 20-30 bucks and Im willing to spend 200 on a card. Bottom line is spending 200 on a GT worth it than getting a $170-180 GS? Wouldnt I have a little better overclocking potential?

Does anyone have links for the x1950's? Edit: nevermind I saw the link a couple posts back. Whats wrong with that heatsink lol.
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So HIS is a reputable brand? Im still leaning towards the GT I think becuase Im biased :/ Am I just stubborn? Is the ATI really that much better than the GT? Im just so used to the Nvidia that I have.

I think I've narrowed it down a little. What do you guys think about these two?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161043

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130033
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The 1950pro kills the 7900gt. If I had +$200 to burn I would get the ATI card, but I don't so I got a 7900GS to replace my dead x800GTO2 until affordable DX10 parts start showing up; plus, ATI drivers suck under Linux. So in conclusion, at $200-250 ATI (1950pro), at $150-200 nvidia (7900gs).
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Thanks for the info guys, I think I just have to decide if it is worth the extra money to get the ATI or the Nvidia.

Thanks again for the help.
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id personally get the 7900gs
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post #38 of 40
7900GT overclock like mad, like 500mhz on the core. I would grab a X1950XT if you can pay for it. Saving that, grab the cheapest Evga 7900GT. HIS is a great brand, worth the cash if you want a card that makes less noise and runs cooler.
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eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS
eVGA or BFG 7900GS


eVGA: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
BFG: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143070

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131027
I went for the Powercolor version and it stays pretty cool, however the OC isnt that great right now as the drivers are a bit premature however I did manage an OC of 621/793 and the max temp is 51C. I have also noticed how they have gone up in price, I bought the Powercolor version for $209 about two weeks ago...

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