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post #1041 of 1286
I hear different opinions but Sapphire is the largest and I am well pleased with the ones I have bought.
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Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
I am planning on getting a 2900XT soon. Is one brand better than another or are they all about the same?
THey're all pretty much the same....however I know that the Diamond models are the ones that are being sold factory OCed by e******** (a Canadian outfit)
That may reflect that Diamond used more VGPU in their BIOS, or that they have some good OCing GPUs.
I RMAd my HIS (my fault....), which ran 843/2200 all day long. I should have my Diamond by tomorrow or the day after, so if you wait to buy I can tell you how it OCs.

BTW, I ordered that card at 11PM central time with FedEx Next Day.....STILL HASN't SHIPPED FROM NEWEGG ***?????
The rush order wasn't an option....yea I'm pissed. I doubt I'll see it until Friday.
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My Diamond 2900XTs run like champs. I am very pleased with my 2900s.
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Um.....they beeped out e x tremepc....???? That's really lame....why does this forum do that? Scared of the competition?
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Scared of the competition?
Yes they are.
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hehe that's what I thought!
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post #1047 of 1286
just curious can these cards still do the software based voltage adjustments or is it where you have to vmod them now?

also are coolers taht the x1950 series used compatible with the 2900?
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post #1048 of 1286
ATI Tool currently supports voltage adjustments on the 512Mb model only.
The coolers from the X1950 do not support the 2900 GPU, as it is rotated 45 degrees.
At the moment the only compatible air cooler is the Thermalright HR-03. There are several waterblocks that you can buy as well.
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post #1049 of 1286
All right well the Diamond is here with the initial bench of Ozone3d. Same OC as the HIS 843/2200 115 MHz PCI-E
BTW, the stock clocks are the same as the others (I think), but then again CCC remembered my OC so I'm not sure....weird considering that I deleted the registry files and ATI folders.
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post #1050 of 1286
Never used/heard of this ozone3d benchmark before.

So, is it better to have a higher number or lower?

Unless you changed some hardware around binormal, I should still have pretty much the same stuff as you yet my score is so different from yours.



lol yea, I finally got the 6-pin to 8-pin adapter to use CCC.

I haven't followed in a veeery long time so I'm trying to catch up slowly. heh
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