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so 7900gs overclocks better? so it would be the ideal choice?
A stock 7900GS would be like half as powerful as a slightly overclocked X1950XT.
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From what I have heard, the GS overclocks better, which makes it a tad better than the X1900GT (its direct price competitor). I should mention that the X1950PROs are really cheap now and I'm sure you can find one under $300CAD; this card kills the other two I mentioned, but also suffers from a low overclock potential (from what I heard).
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post #23 of 39
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closest i could find to 7900gs was this: 7900 GT CO = 690/910 by Sideburns
X1900XT = 750/850 by Chosen (Formerly held by TheWaxShop)

i found a good x1950xt herehttp://www.pccanada.com/viewitem.asp?id=5464
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The 7900GS will not pull near 7900GT speeds.

The X1950XT will do like 750/1100.
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k well, to sum everything up i think im going to go with this: http://www.pccanada.com/viewitem.asp?id=5464
and thanks to all of you reps 4 everyone
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thanks satek but i think im going to go with the one i found like 40bucks more but clocks are quite abit higher
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Damn good choice, you will be happy
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Hmm, Canada prices don't seem to be proportional to US prices. Perhaps there's a mark up in Canada, plus the money is worth less, but x1950XTs are $250 in the states, which I estimated to be about $325 Canadian. However, I can't find one for less than 380...
    
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post #30 of 39
Mootsfox was giving you the best advice all along. In that price range the x1950xt is by far the best card. I do feel the need to warn you that some people have had problems with the drivers for that card however that problem if it happens to you will be fixed within the next couple months when they release the next driver update.
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