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Poll expired: Jan 11, 2007  
  • 62% (37)
    x1950 Pro
  • 37% (22)
    evga 7900gs
59 Total Votes  
post #11 of 76
I say get the 7900gs and save the mony , the ati card is stronger but not by much .
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THREAD COPIER!

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...-189-99-a.html

By the way, the x1950 tends to run hot, and it overclocks like balls. So you'd be better put just going with the 7900GS.

GODDAM IT! They took the rebate away!? .
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post #13 of 76
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150216
why not get the real deal , i have that exact card and i love it
    
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post #14 of 76
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Originally Posted by liermam View Post
THREAD COPIER!

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...-189-99-a.html

By the way, the x1950 tends to run hot, and it overclocks like balls. So you'd be better put just going with the 7900GS.

GODDAM IT! They took the rebate away!? .
OCing the X1950 at the moment does suck but the thing outdoes the 7900GS at stock anyways.
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post #15 of 76
Not a 7900GT tho and they are only 199 bucks =)
    
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post #16 of 76
the 7900GT seems to not OC as well as the 7900GS. I have yet to figure out why
post #17 of 76
Doesnt matter , a stock 7900GT beats a overclocked GS . At stock i get 9500 in 3dmark05 .. It has more pipes
    
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post #18 of 76
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Originally Posted by Sora1421 View Post
the 7900GT seems to not OC as well as the 7900GS. I have yet to figure out why
They overclock very similarly, plus the 7900GT has 4 more pipelines, and one more vertex shader. (as stated above)

If you're looking at the 7900GS, get the x1900GT http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102022

If you're looking at the 7900GT, get the x1950PRO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161060

ATI FTW
    
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post #19 of 76
You are o so very wrong about a stock 7900GT beating my OC'd 7900GS. The 4 extra pipelines doesnt make that much of a difference. I would say my card vs yours right now is about even since my speed of 625/845 is faster.
post #20 of 76
I would think the 4 extra pipes would make a difference. The only way to really know though, is to test the 2 cards in the same system.

Since I have a x1950 pro, i'm biased towards it, it's being a great card, treating me well. and as i get to know it better, I'm understanding what I can turn on, and what I should turn off, lower settings, etc. so i'm getting decent fps while also looking great.

but, you know, the x1650's aren't bad cards either, and since they use the internal connectors, you can put 2 of them in your computer, at about the same price as the x1950

I think the latest CPU magazine has an review on it. But it makes sensem, the cards about about $100 each, but it's like 2/3 or 3/4 the speed of the 1950. So, 2 of them puts it over the speed of 1 x1950 at the same price, or possible even a little cheaper (alot cheaper then what i paid, could of almost got 3 x1650, but i have agp)

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