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is overclocking a x1950pro really needed?

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hi! i just got my sapphire 512mb pci-e x1950pro and wanted to know if it really needs overclocking i mean will it make any big difference?
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what are the core/memory speeds at the moment??
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try it and see for yourself...
     
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well currently my mem/core are 575mhz/1.38ghz
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of course its needed, cuz then u can get it up to x1950xt speeds
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one more thing in atitool it shows that i only got 12 pixelpipelines active how can aint i got 36?
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one more thing in atitool it shows that i only got 12 pixelpipelines active how can aint i got 36?
36 is the number of pixel shader processors. slightly different than pipelines

Im pretty sure the 1950pro only has 12 pipelines
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then aint the 6800ultra have 16 how can its slower?
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ati can do more with less pipelines than nvidia. Plus the 68ul is last generation, and slower gpu/mem, larger manufacturing process, etc.

There are a lot of specs to put together when figuring out a cards performance
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dont you have 36 shaders and 12 pixel pipes off top of my head im still waking up.
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