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Poll Results: Which Card for My money?

Poll expired: Dec 31, 2006 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 52% of voters (13)
    1900GT
  • 0% of voters (0)
    1650XTX
  • 8% of voters (2)
    7900GS
  • 40% of voters (10)
    7900GT
25 Total Votes  
post #11 of 19
I'd say if you can afford the extra $ (I don't know what US prices are like) go for a X1950XT - simply awesome card. I picked mine up for £160 and it beats X1900XT, and overclocked beats a X1900XTX effectively putting it on a par with a 7900GTX.

Will last you a lot longer and give you more time to evalute the DX10 market before you choose one of those cards.

If it has to be from what you said, I'd go with the nVidia cards, they keep their fps better and on your 19" crt it will show. If you were running 15"-19" TFT then i'd say ATI.
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X1900gt
    
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post #13 of 19
I used to use a X1900GT and seriously, the drivers made the card slow. The funny thing is, with no AA, games look worse than with a 7900GT with no AA. I'm glad my bro inherited those headaches.
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post #14 of 19
Thread Starter 
What about unlocking the extra 4 pipes on a 1900GT?

Edit: Can using Tweakrus or omega drivers improve the driver debocle?
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post #15 of 19
Don't think anyone has unlocked any X1900 GTs, not possible.

An X1900 XT 512mb is better then an X1950 XT if only for the extra memory.

Both cards are way ahead of a 7900 GT or 7950 GT or even a 7900 GTX. Only nVidia cards that are better then the high end ATI cards are the 8800 series.

Also ATI has better image quality on all of their cards (excluding 8800) because of their higher quality texture filtering, anti aliasing, and they can do SM3.0 HDR + AA where as only the 8800s have the same.
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post #16 of 19
Thread Starter 
Ive seen this:
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=13191

problem is, after they unlock the 4 pipes, 12 pixel shader units are still disabled...
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post #17 of 19
I would get a Sapphire Ultimate X1950Pro. Best value for the money in my opinion
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post #18 of 19
7900GT/GS voltmod either them and you'll blow the x1900GT away
post #19 of 19
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Originally Posted by Lt.JD View Post
7900GT/GS voltmod either them and you'll blow the x1900GT away
i think someone likes nvidia...im not going to say anything since im not sure, but i have an X1900GT and i really like it...but ive been an ATi guy since i got my X800GTO. wonderful little card that was.
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