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Well, I run Oblivion on Large textures and 1680x1050 so that's pretty much maxed textures.

And the 7900GS overclocks amazingly. The x1950pro beats it stock, but the 7900GS is definitely faster when both cards are at max overclock. And volt-modded, any 7900 card is amazing. The x1950XT, on the other hand, pretty much kicks ass all around.
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I'd go for the 8800 then get Vista eventually. I run XP with my 8800GTS 640 and it beats any DX9 card I've ever seen.
    
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Either version of the 8800GTS is worth the extra cost over 7-series and 1x-series cards.

If those are simply out of the question, I'd say 7900GS for price vs. performance. Last I checked, the evga GS was near $120 with a rebate .
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Either version of the 8800GTS is worth the extra cost over 7-series and 1x-series cards.

If those are simply out of the question, I'd say 7900GS for price vs. performance. Last I checked, the evga GS was near $120 with a rebate .
Yup, with a simple voltmod, I got my eVGA 7900GS KO from stock 500/690 to 690/960. In 3dmark06, I went from 4600 to 6000. However, if you want more performance, the X1950XT or 8800GTS 320mb are powerhouses.
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