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If you can pull above 1600x1200 resolution, then it would be a good idea to overclock as the bottleneck goes away.
Hes running at 1400 x 900 thats the max on his monitor.
    
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Hes running at 1400 x 900 thats the max on his monitor.
Its scary how much my personal pwner knows about me
    
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if your budget is 250, save another 30 bucks or so and get the X1950XT.
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if your budget is 250, save another 30 bucks or so and get the X1950XT.
He just said hes getting the x1950xt. He upped it to $300...
    
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He just said hes getting the x1950xt. He upped it to $300...
Sorry he answers questions directed towards me for me.................thats his job
    
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post #36 of 52
Get the Arctic Cooling Accelero X2! I have the X1, and I imagine the X2 is the same thing, just for ATI. Awesome cooler!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186002
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The X1900/50 series core is a beast, it produces more heat then anything I know of. You need a good (water) cooler on it.
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post #38 of 52
Yea, the X1 & X2 is the same thing KSIMP88.

Well good choice,this will be my next card considering the next 8 series wont be released for a while and I don't play ANY DX10 games.
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post #39 of 52
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Does it really get THAT hot?

I cant use the tidewater cooler - I use air

NOOB QUESTION ALERT!!!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Mozilla-search

Do I need WC for this? It dont look liek it...............
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post #40 of 52
Air would be fine

Automatically heats your room for you

But these cards can stand high temps (a bit over 100C)
    
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