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post #31 of 64
If you're getting the x1950pro, save yourself some cash and go for the 256MB version. 512MB is a waste on anything below x1950xt/7950gt.
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ATI drivers are definately not worse than nVidia. CCC (the user interface, not the drivers themselvels) can be quirky, but the drivers are solid, and have been for quite some time now (even with Crossfire, and under Vista).

I find it always odd that many people complain about ATI's drivers, but that most problems are with nVidia drivers (some people downgrading to older ones since the newer once perform less; trouble under Vista...)
    
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Definitely go with the 8600GT. Its faster than the 1950Pro and its DX10.
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I would go 8600gtS
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I don't know prices over there but newegg has an 1950xt 512meg for $239...

Linkey: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102082
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Look here, the 8600GT spanks all those cards!
lol talk about borked results
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I don't know prices over there but newegg has an 1950xt 512meg for $239...

Linkey: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102082

Those cards are a really good deal now. Got mine (256MB version) for $190 last week (plus a $20 rebate to sweeten the deal).
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post #38 of 64
definitly get the 256mb version and save the money for that upgrade you are talking about
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post #39 of 64
8600gt = 7600 gt

except 8600 has 20 more shaders
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8600gt = 7600 gt

except 8600 has 20 more shaders
    
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