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I've had no driver issues with my cards, I've gone back and forth 4 or 5 times with this windows install. Use driver cleaner and uninstall your old ones. The X1950XT will kill two 7600GTs or a single 7900GTX overclocked. It's $270.
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he also wants a new motherboard so $240~ + $80~ = over budget. He can save $100 for his motherboard. ECS does blow.

I would go for a Video card + motherboard unless there is a $150 7900GTX.

and lol
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And remember, SLI does not double performance.
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=528&chart=224
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I have noticed that (at least some) x1950xt cards have the VIVO. I know this means "Video in, Video out." What all can I do with that? Is it like a capture card? Sorry if this is n00bish of me
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7950GT > x1950 PRO... interesting stuff... Nothing about the VIVO?
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Get an Ultra-D or sli-dr and call it a day
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7950GT > x1950 PRO... interesting stuff... Nothing about the VIVO?
Yeah, the PRO is crap. ATI always has PRO as the lowest model for a card number. The X1950XT kicks butt. I was showing that SLI is not always double preformance once you move to games. If you are lucky, you'll get 80%.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
Yeah, the PRO is crap. ATI always has PRO as the lowest model for a card number. The X1950XT kicks butt. I was showing that SLI is not always double preformance once you move to games. If you are lucky, you'll get 80%.
80% is probably still SERIOUSLY exaggerating...

That guy always brings up 3dmark scores to compare, LOOK AT FPS!
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80% is probably still SERIOUSLY exaggerating...

That guy always brings up 3dmark scores to compare, LOOK AT FPS!
80% is possible, that about what I was getting with my 7600gs sli setup.
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I'm thinking about bumping down to a cheaper video card (7900 GT) and getting a new board. That way, I can get a new board and new (single) video card for about the same as going x1950xt. But it is all a journey
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