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Here are my choices:

7900 GS OC (BFG)

x1950 PRO (ASUS)

Which have more stable drivers, run games better, etc.

My specs will be: ASUS P5K, C2D E6750 (Waiting till July 22nd), 2GB Ballstix (Dual Channel) 600W Antex PSU.

Looking for opinions, as they are the same price.

I also have the option of the 8600 GT. But I am not interested in Vista nor DX10 as of yet and people told me to stay away from the 8600 GT compared to these cards.
post #2 of 24
For about another $100 you can go with this. Maybe your not into DX10 but this will run games. But only if your budget allows. If I had to choose 1 of those cards you put, I have heard a lot of good things about the X1950
post #3 of 24
7900gs , its way better than any of the newer DX10 cards (not the 8800s)
    
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id go with the 7900gs or the 8800 both cards will own 8800 gives you dx10 and 7900gs is a mid range dx9 card that can be overlclocked alot.
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Does anyone know how the BFG 7900gs OC compares to the EVGA 7900gs KO? Which one would you reccomend?
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EVGA they have great support so if something goes wrong.
    
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post #7 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by worx View Post
Does anyone know how the BFG 7900gs OC compares to the EVGA 7900gs KO? Which one would you reccomend?
Not much diff, one is just already overclocked. But evga has great support, as well as the step up program.
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post #8 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jack Eh View Post
Here are my choices:

7900 GS OC (BFG)

x1950 PRO (ASUS)

Which have more stable drivers, run games better, etc.

My specs will be: ASUS P5K, C2D E6750 (Waiting till July 22nd), 2GB Ballstix (Dual Channel) 600W Antex PSU.

Looking for opinions, as they are the same price.

I also have the option of the 8600 GT. But I am not interested in Vista nor DX10 as of yet and people told me to stay away from the 8600 GT compared to these cards.
I would say the 7900 as the I heard the x1950pro doesn't overclock as well.
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rick Arter View Post
EVGA they have great support so if something goes wrong.
Doesn't BFG have 24/7 support and lifetime warranty also?
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post #10 of 24
bfg 7900gs. there is a chance to unlock the extra 4 pipelines. Also you can push high with easy pencil vmod.
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