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would one of the 1600's bottleneck with my system?
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post #12 of 38
Nope
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i know the 1900gt is better, but i am surprised that the 1600xt has twice the pipes....thats a bit strange...i know though that 1900gt has more shaders, but STILL.....24 pipes is really good
    
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post #14 of 38
No, but don't worry about bottleneck.

Even with the X1950GT you will still see greater performance regardless of a bottleneck.

Also your rails combined will make about 25 - 26A which is easily enugh to power that card and your rig won't take more than 430W

I'm not saying that you shouldn't invest in a new PSU in the future, but it isn't an extreme 'must do' if you do get the X1950GT
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Is the 1900 worth the extra $20
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post #16 of 38
Quote:
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Is the 1900 worth the extra $20
Absolutely!
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Would an nVidia card around the same price perform better?
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post #18 of 38
Only likely one is the 7900GS but that is $20 more than the X1950GT
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post #19 of 38
Quote:
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Only likely one is the 7900GS but that is $20 more than the X1950GT
The x1950 will pretty much beat the 7900GS in anything... why would you pay more for the 7900?

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/graphics/charts.html
post #20 of 38
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will DX9 be able to upgrade to DX10 or would i have to buy a new card, because i dont make that much money and ive been saving for this for since like the beggining of April and i still dont have enough money
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