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is there if any difference between the s3 and ds3 revision 3.3. beside that the DS3 has Solid-state capacitors. any differences in the bois, and any difference in how high the fsb will go.


sorry if this already exists. ok i did a search and the only thing i found was the difference in the capacitors.


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I'm pretty sure ppl are getting a slightly better OC outta the DS because of the solid caps. also it'll last longer supposedly. it's supposed to be tougher too cuz of teh solid caps, able to withstanding more V?
but besides teh solid caps, i don't know of anything...
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ok ty
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ok ty
np.

Sorry I don't know anything else. Kinda sad considering I own 2 DS3's, lol.
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The BIOS'es are the exact same ones.
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its cool i have a s3 and no pci e video card for now
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its cool i have a s3 and no pci e video card
on that...

they have a 512MB x1950XT now, but realistically the 8800GTS 320 is a better deal by far.

BTW Intel is planning to drop their prices drastically next month so you could probably get something way faster tahn a e2150 for the same price. I mean a q6600 is probably gonna be what an e6600 is now, or less
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well on the video card my buddy is geting a 1950xt and im wait till the 65nm 2900s come out and then hes going to buy it off me and run crossfire
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well on the video card my buddy is geting a 1950xt and im wait till the 65nm 2900s come out and then hes going to buy it off me and run crossfire
hmmm, i see, an upgrade path has been marked, lol...

good plan except for the fact you can't count on AMD/ATi to release a 65nm of the r600 and he'll need a master card for XTs, not pro's but XTs still require teh master card.
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yes and no
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131047

ya i know if not ill consider a nvidia card for myself
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