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post #21 of 34
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did you do the overclock on your x1950pro with the stock cooler, if so how were the temps?

its gotta be ordered off of newegg cause thats where the rest of my build is being ordered from. plus i wouldnt order anything off of ZZF.

the gigabyte is out of stock on newegg, and its only $205. ill probably just end up getting a powercolor one and maybe the ZV9, that is undecided.
    
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post #22 of 34
Well I have the Powercolor version which comes with the Arctic Cooling Acceleros X2 and my max temp is 51C on a OC of 621/793. You are better off leaving the cooler on the Powercolor as its an aftermarket cooler and can cool the card better then the Zalman and save some cash.


the card

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post #23 of 34
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that will cool better then the zalman, awesome, saved me $45

thank you Mr Pink
    
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post #24 of 34
Also there is nothing wrong with ZZF, they are great and I think they are still offereing free 2nd day shipping with paypal...

Also with the cooler it becomes a dual slot card...

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post #25 of 34
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2 slotted with cooler isnt that big of a deal i guess.

ive just heard bad things about ZZF, and i cant use paypal anyways.

thanks for the help
    
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post #26 of 34
http://www.sapphiretech.com/us/media...iew.php?pid=70
http://www.techpowerup.com/?20553

Found out what happened to the Sapphire x1950Pro, they are re releasing it with a Zalman Heatpipe cooler apparently.

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post #27 of 34
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hopefully it wont be long and newegg will have them

edit: according to the sapphire link it only has 256mb of gddr3, not the 512 mentioned in the techpowerup article
    
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post #28 of 34
The Sapphire Ultimate has a Zalman VF900 installed and has UV reactive PCB:
http://www.hardware.info/nl-NL/news/...imate_Edition/
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post #29 of 34
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the regular one popped back up on newegg again
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102061

now we jus need the ultimate one to show up for $230
    
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post #30 of 34
If you cant really wait get the HIS version then, it will OC pretty well and that cooler is one of the best. Plus after MIR its $219 which is a good price.

EDIT: The core is the same as the Ultimate but the Ultimate has a higher memory clock which you could achieve pretty easily. I originally planned on getting the HIS version however it was not available at the time (sold out).

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