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I just ordered a new mobo Gigabyte DS3 and with this upgrade I am going over to PCI-E for the first time.

Question: I found the BFG’s 7900 GS OC for $106. Do you guys think that is a good trade over the X1950 Pro 512 or am I going to lose fps in game performance?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nolander View Post
I just ordered a new mobo Gigabyte DS3 and with this upgrade I am going over to PCI-E for the first time.

Question: I found the BFG’s 7900 GS OC for $106. Do you guys think that is a good trade over the X1950 Pro 512 or am I going to lose fps in game performance?
PCI-E will destroy AGP, good choice.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
PCI-E will destroy AGP, good choice.
***?

Anyways, the X1950PRO you have atm is better than a 7900GS.
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***?

Anyways, the X1950PRO you have atm is better than a 7900GS.
What do you mean ***?
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post #5 of 12
no its not

the 7900gs can be overclocked so much farther than other cards

I have had EVERY 79xx card and the 7900gs is my favorite (excluding the 7950GX2)
    
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post #6 of 12
and that 1950 is agp so i would say very good trade you wont lose much prolly wont notice
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Quote:
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no its not

the 7900gs can be overclocked so much farther than other cards

I have had EVERY 79xx card and the 7900gs is my favorite (excluding the 7950GX2)
OC'ed than it might beat the X1950PRO if it reaches those speeds, but at stock, in most games, the X1950PRO will usually beat the 7900GS.
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by highwhey View Post
OC'ed than it might beat the X1950PRO if it reaches those speeds, but at stock, in most games, the X1950PRO will usually beat the 7900GS.
No, PCI-E 7900GS will out perform the 1950 AGP Pro.
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post #9 of 12
yes both he wont be able to use his 1950pro in his new board
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
No, PCI-E 7900GS will out perform the 1950 AGP Pro.
havnt you had both cards so ya you should know this
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