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post #11 of 18
7600GT, a cooler, a volt mod, and an OC utility should get some extremely nice results
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post #12 of 18
I get mine 770/860 (1.72 effective) easy with a volt mod and it stays under 68c
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by pbasil1 View Post
Dude with some heavy overclocking, that x700 should last untill you can really do a nice upgrade...
Your kidding right ?

However this is a nice card in your price range : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102022
post #14 of 18
i was thinking of getting one of them.. how good are they?
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post #15 of 18
They look awesome
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post #16 of 18
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i was thinking of getting one of them.. how good are they?
As good as an X1800XT, stock for stock: faster than a 7900GS...
 
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post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by ||LAW||Doom View Post
if he plans on playing rainbow six vegas or anything with unreal 3 engine you need a nvidia 7 series or ati X1 series card. They need to have Sm 3.0 support, id say x1900GT, its got great price for performance ratio. New eggs got it for 149.99 and it comes with a free copy of rainbow six vegas.
I wanted to get that card, but its a revison 2 and you need a really powerful psu to run it, and it doesnt overclock great , if you plan on overclocking, the 7900gs is a lil better. but then again you get that free copy of rb6: vegas with the 1900gt.
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post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by ChanceGuy View Post
I'm looking to upgrade my current card X700 Pro. Curious what the best card under $150 would be. Looking at the 7600GT or X1600XT. ALso, would it be even worth it to upgrade with my current system or should I wait tell I redo the whole thing in the spring? I plan on getting a DX10 card next winter if the prices have come to a reasonable amount. I'm playing alot of Oblivion and AoE III at the moment.

I am in the same boat. I want to upgrade my X800 to something better around the $150 mark. That X1900GT seems like a real good buy. There are some real good suggestions in this thread.
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