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Nice. Well the RAM I have is decent RAM, so I should be on par with you.
How OC'able are we talking about here... Heh heh heh =P.

EDIT: How much heat do these things generate, and do you have the stock coolers on?
    
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Check my sig. At stock the speeds are 600/900. Mine is considered a moderate OC, many get the mem beyond 1000 (XTX uses DDR4 vram and is stock at 1000, XT uses DDR3). Mine is actually a very bad OCer, most people who get these OC much further.

Plus I'm a complete n00b OC'r. And that's what I got.
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The XT kills the volt-starved Pro. And the XT can overlike like hell, the Pro can't overclock much at all. In every way the XT wins. The memory is not a big enough factor to change that.

My XT at stock can handle Quake 4 on Ultra, 1440 x 900, at 60fps perfectly, and that's SUPPOSED to need a 500 or more megs card.

I think my fast RAM helps because it may be paging my RAM for some big textures, but either way. The 512 isn't such a big deal.
it will be if you past the 1600X1200 rez...
but since you wont go pass the 1440X900 (like you said) you should definitively go for the XT you can OC it pass the XTX and if you dont go as high as 1600X1200 it wont have ANY! problems at all
i dont think any texture smaller then 1600X1200 will fill up the 256MB.
    
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Check my sig. At stock the speeds are 600/900. Mine is considered a moderate OC, many get the mem beyond 1000 (XTX uses DDR4 vram and is stock at 1000, XT uses DDR3). Mine is actually a very bad OCer, most people who get these OC much further.

Plus I'm a complete n00b OC'r. And that's what I got.
Lol, what kind of temps are you getting, and does it ever artifact? Oh, and are you using the stock HSF?
    
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Lol, what kind of temps are you getting, and does it ever artifact? Oh, and are you using the stock HSF?
Torture tests put it at around 70 degrees celcius, sometimes a bit higher, but the card is safe up to and just after 90.

Yes, stock sapphire cooling.

No artifacting at all.
Heavy voltmodding. Usually my extremes aren't necessary.

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What are the stock volts?
    
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So you've undervolted it? I didn't know that worked, I thought overvolting was what gave more performance? Well, now I know, and I've got something to base my volts on when I get this bad boy. Aww yeah, I can picture it now =P
    
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So you've undervolted it? I didn't know that worked, I thought overvolting was what gave more performance? Well, now I know, and I've got something to base my volts on when I get this bad boy. Aww yeah, I can picture it now =P
No. The second pic I posted is it at stock. The first are my overvolts.
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bah i cant use ati tool. when i get it to scan for artifacts even at stock it screws up
    
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