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Soo are the 7.6 drivers for XP no good? I'm using the 7.5's now.
post #152 of 1286
I've been on the 7.6's since day one. Don't seem to have a problem with them.
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I don't see anything about the 8 pin power connector, and iirc, I'll need 2 for cf, and two 6 pins, unless these just require 6's now?
The OP750 from Silverstone has 8 pin connector for X2900XT but there's only one not two, two 6pin connectors will be fine I guess but not overclocking.
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My best Crossfire run with the 2900 XT 512s is 16,421 in 3DMark06
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Alright 2900 gurus, I need to know if any manufacturer is better then the other for this card. I'm looking at one by HIS. Sometimes different manu. make cards better/worse, so I'd like to check first. (yes I'm getting a larger monitor as well. Don't wanna waste the card.)
This one.
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I believe Kennymester has an HIS 512.

The HIS 1 GB is actually more than the Sapphire--although Sapphire claims the title of #1 ATI mfr...at least on the box I got lol.
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I'll probably stick with this one. Its cheaper...I doubt it can be too much worse or better anyway.
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Yah it was a toss up--but I had already gotten the Sapphire 1 GB and saw it was solid so I got the Sapphire 512s. I am pleased.
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If CD is pleased then it must be good.

I'll check on the Sapphire as well.
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I betcha there is not a bit of difference...it's a reference design that has to meet a certain standard so it's likely that they are all very nearly equal.
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