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Hey Nuclear--

I can't use 8 series cards, sadly, so I needa get the best X19 or G7x series card I can get until I can use a better one.

I had never considered the 7950GS so that one?
Lol 8800GTS 320MB is only a bit more expensive than the X1950XT. Back to your question. Performance-wise X1950XT will smoke a 7950GT, but since I've heard so much driver problems with that card I'd recommend the X1900XT. It's about the same performance but at least you're sure you won't get screwed by drivers.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814161014R
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Lol 8800GTS 320MB is only a bit more expensive than the X1950XT. Back to your question. Performance-wise X1950XT will smoke a 7950GT, but since I've heard so much driver problems with that card I'd recommend the X1900XT. It's about the same performance but at least you're sure you won't get screwed by drivers.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814161014R
Oh, Price has NOTHING to do with it. LoL. It's a limitation of my setup, that's all. A certain OS won't support anything higher than 7 series or X19 series cards so I'm stuck at this place for now.

Ty to you both for the help. Gonna shuffle NewEgg around to see what I can get.
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Oh, Price has NOTHING to do with it. LoL. It's a limitation of my setup, that's all. A certain OS won't support anything higher than 7 series or X19 series cards so I'm stuck at this place for now.

Ty to you both for the help. Gonna shuffle NewEgg around to see what I can get.
Sounds like OS X.........

If it's really OS X then the X1900XT would be perfect, even Apple sells it, except Apple would give you the best bargain in town if you know what I mean.
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WHAT!? I dunno WHAT you're talking about. COUGH.

Some people have gotten the X1950XT to work flawlessly, and since I'm hard-headed I'm gonna try it. If it doesn't work I'll go to Best Buy and get an X1900 or something then RMA and you can say "I told you so!".
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WHAT!? I dunno WHAT you're talking about. COUGH.

Some people have gotten the X1950XT to work flawlessly, and since I'm hard-headed I'm gonna try it. If it doesn't work I'll go to Best Buy and get an X1900 or something then RMA and you can say "I told you so!".
Bestbuy........? *hides in horror*
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