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Poll expired: Jan 11, 2007  
  • 62% (37)
    x1950 Pro
  • 37% (22)
    evga 7900gs
59 Total Votes  
post #41 of 76
go european.

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=476781

140 Euro = 189 american (tops).

512 memory + its the best overclocker ever made. ever.

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=34406

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We will have to compare it with ATI cards as well, but we can hardly think of an ATI card that can beat this performance at this price, maybe X1950 PRO, RV570 stands a chance but we are sceptical about it. Gainward 7900 GS Bliss is a card that I can simply recommend to anyone as it makes a difference at a super attractive price.

Keep in mind, they were using a very weak overclock. As were the peoples in other tests. Just look at Sora's OC on the 7900GS. It will murder anything.

Plus gainward is as much as any x1950pro.



Also notice, in the xbit labs test, they ran the x1950 on an ATI motherboard. You WILL NOT get the same preformance on a non ATI motherboard. The 7900GS too, was run an an nvidia motherboard, but nvidia's tend to have more compatability and will probably suit your motherboard better.

Also, the rebate is abck on that eVGA http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
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post #42 of 76
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oh wow, i like the x1950, but that price is gonna get me the evga 7900gs
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post #43 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by liermam View Post
go european.

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=476781

140 Euro = 189 american (tops).

512 memory + its the best overclocker ever made. ever.

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=34406

Last parargaph in article:

We will have to compare it with ATI cards as well, but we can hardly think of an ATI card that can beat this performance at this price, maybe X1950 PRO, RV570 stands a chance but we are sceptical about it. Gainward 7900 GS Bliss is a card that I can simply recommend to anyone as it makes a difference at a super attractive price.

Keep in mind, they were using a very weak overclock. As were the peoples in other tests. Just look at Sora's OC on the 7900GS. It will murder anything.

Plus gainward is as much as any x1950pro.



Also notice, in the xbit labs test, they ran the x1950 on an ATI motherboard. You WILL NOT get the same preformance on a non ATI motherboard. The 7900GS too, was run an an nvidia motherboard, but nvidia's tend to have more compatability and will probably suit your motherboard better.

Also, the rebate is abck on that eVGA http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
that card in your link is not in euros , it,s in british pounds , i think 1 pound ~ 2 $ , so its not exactly a good deal .
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post #44 of 76
My card is 625/845 with no voltmod. I've seen them go past 740+ core with a volt mod. Thats insane speeds for the money.
post #45 of 76
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Originally Posted by michel84 View Post
that card in your link is not in euros , it,s in british pounds , i think 1 pound ~ 2 $ , so its not exactly a good deal .
Ouch, thanks for shooting me down .

Still the 256mb version of that card is somewhere around 98BP (british pounds?), which would be 196$. And those things overclock to the sky.

Sora, once i get my GPU we can both voltmod together, since i don't know how
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post #46 of 76
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hey wat do u guys think of this video card

http://cgi.ebay.com/HIS-ATI-Radeon-X...QQcmdZViewItem

still x1950pro, hopefully it goes for cheap
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post #47 of 76
i thought you could get a 7900 gt for under 200. maybe not....
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there is an xfx 7900gt for 199.99
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post #49 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by ted View Post
i thought you could get a 7900 gt for under 200. maybe not....
Oc'd gs is faster than a 7900GT Oc'd, at 50 bucks cheaper. It also runs cooler. Its also quieter. Please explain to me why you would choose a 7900Gt over 7900Gs. Remember, we're at Overclock.net. Thanks.

@I'm not an artard, i don't know much about ATI brands, but i would trust nothing other than Sapphire. Thats just me though.
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post #50 of 76
Sapphire and PowerColor make the good cards in terms of ATI brands IMO.
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