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post #11 of 94
i would skip the 8*** from nvidia... great cards... first of the line from nvidia though... R600 is second generation and will own.
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I would go for a complete re-build, but I have to wait around for a year for the funds to clear (CD). I was just hoping to take the Christmas $$$ to get me through. It looks like this x1950xt might be the way to go... unless someone else has an idea

Is power an issue with me? 2x 12v Rails... 18 amps.
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post #14 of 94
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Sorry about the revival... but what about something like this?
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post #15 of 94
that's a nice card, and you could get that and sell you 7600, save yourself a lot of coin
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post #16 of 94
I'd wait until you have Christmas money, sell the 7600 and get a 8800GTX.
post #17 of 94
the GTX is ridonculously expensive, and will be bottlenecked by his system, you'd be best to save the coin and get the 7950 you mentioned or save up and go for a GTS. the GTX is kinda pointless for you
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post #18 of 94
i have 7600gt SLi (no bridge >_<') with a 3000+... CPU bottle necks to much to take advantage of it.. but it takes anything i can throw at it.
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post #19 of 94
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Originally Posted by PaRaDoX View Post
i have 7600gt SLi (no bridge >_<') with a 3000+... CPU bottle necks to much to take advantage of it.. but it takes anything i can throw at it.
Thank you i'm not the only one who sees it
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post #20 of 94
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So are we back to gettin' an SLi system?

I think the options now are:

2nd 7600GT + Board

-or-

7950 GT (or similar)

What should I do?
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