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    x1950 Pro
  • 37% (22)
    evga 7900gs
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post #61 of 76
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so if i dont go w/ the 7900gs because of price limitations the x1900xt is better than the x1950pro
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actually that evga 7900gs is 160 w/ MIR rite now
I was talk about this: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=476781

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so if i dont go w/ the 7900gs because of price limitations the x1900xt is better than the x1950pro
Get the X1900XT. At $200, you can't beat that card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814142085

X1900XT's are known to easily overclock to (or above) X1900XTX speeds (775/1575).
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post #63 of 76
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ok, so if i get the 200$ card, that x1900xt is it, if i get the 150$ card, the evga 7900gs is it, thnx for ur help guys, but im prolly goin w/ that 7900gs cuz of the bang for the buck, i was pushin it tryin to get a $200+ card
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post #64 of 76
At $200, I think the X1900XT is a far better buy than the 7900gs.






Thats just two of many benchmarks where the X1900XT nearly doubles the score of the 7900GS...for just $50 more.
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post #65 of 76
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one tiny problem if u'll give me 50$ ill get the x1900xt

i actually hav to sell my ps2 to afford my C2D upgrade, so thats y i said id prolly go for the 7900gs w/ MIR
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post #66 of 76
If you could work to scrape pennies together, I would because right now, I don't see a better price/proformance than that card. Even a 8800GTX is only about 1.9-2.2 times faster than that and it's 3 times as much.

The 7900gs will not play your games at full settings. The X1900XT will, thats why I say go with it.
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well, ill prolly wait a week, see how my budget is after i buy my C2D stuff, then see if i can afford it
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so would the Sapphire be good or would the connect3d be fine
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Quote:
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so would the Sapphire be good or would the connect3d be fine
I don't know connect3d well enough to say it's better than Sapphire, because I think Sapphire is the best maker for ATI cards. I have that Sapphire, and I've gotten to 760/860 from 625/725. Personally, I would buy the Sapphire, but it is the open box model, which means it could be missing some parts. You may not like me saying this, but there is a $250 Sapphire X1950XT, new. The X1950XT is only beaten by the 8800 series from nVidia and the 7950GX2 (the X1950XTX beats it by a bit, but you can overclock past it). If you are on a strict $200 budget, grab the connect3D, I'm sure it will work well. If you have the extra $50 though, the X1950XT will overclock quite a bit higher.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067

EDIT: The X1950XT is now $220 after MIR, BUY IT WHILE YOU CAN!
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ok, im tryin to work that card, x1950xt, into my budget
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