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This is for my friends build...I was originally going to go for the X1950XT, but he wants a cheaper build. Anyways, how does this card stack up to say...an X1950GT, 1950PRO or 7600gt?

XFX 8600GT
Leadtek
I'm really leaning towards the LEADTEK since the ram is oc'ed to 2ghz. All I would have to do is overclock the core and I'd have an 8600GTS.
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Go with the Leadtek, that thing is a tank
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Well i like my Leadtek 8600Gt its pretty good handles games fine...XFX 8600GT is good also...
 
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XFX has a better warrenty I believe.... I am thinking of getting a XFX 8800GTS so that I can sell it to someone and still have them a warrenty!!

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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
XFX has a better warrenty I believe.... I am thinking of getting a XFX 8800GTS so that I can sell it to someone and still have them a warrenty!!
You make a great point. Althought that XFX is only clocked at 1.4GHZ..can anyone take a wild guess on how well it will oc with stock fan?
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I vote for the Leadtek 8600Gt, it has the standard PCB, thus it's easy to be Vmodded and turned into a monster
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post
I vote for the Leadtek 8600Gt, it has the standard PCB, thus it's easy to be Vmodded and turned into a monster
Hi, i currently have the Leadtek 8600GT and am trying to perform my first volt-mod on it, but i dont know where to find the read points and the pencil points.

You say its the standard PCB, yet it doesnt match either the Asus, Inno3D or Palit layouts (all of which ive managed to find pictures for highlighting the relevant locations on the PCB).

Is that because the Leadtek one is just the standard PCB and no explanation is considered necessary?...if so, where would i find out where to pencil and where to read the gpu and vmem voltages from?


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