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ATI X1950pro VS HD 2600xt gddr4

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HEY im planning on getting the hd2600xt 256mb gddr4 but im a bit confused will the x1950 that i got in my computer will be faster or slower in other words should i buy a hd 2600xt gddr4 or should i stay with the x1950pro.

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Here is a link to some specification/performance comparisons: GPU Review Comparison
    
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thanks adam but still very confusing the hd 2600xt has more shader processors then x1950pro but it is 128bit while the x1950pro is 256bit will this make a big difference.
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I would stick with the X1950Pro....if you get a new one get the HD2900XT.
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Check out this review of the HD2600XT GDDR4 @ Hardware Secrets where they benchmarked it with lots of cards including the X1950pro.

And this one here at XSReviews.
    
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You can get an X1950XT for that price range. The X1950XT will smoke any of the cards you mentioned.
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hi thanks for the quick reply people but im getting a hd 2600xt 85 pounds should i sell my x1950pro and buy it or should i keep it.
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Originally Posted by highwhey View Post
You can get an X1950XT for that price range. The X1950XT will smoke any of the cards you mentioned.
He's right. For about $20 more you can get an X1950XT, which will most definitely smoke a X1950Pro and HD2600XT GDDR4.

The least expensive ones from Newegg:

Sapphire X1950 Pro - $136.99
Sapphire X1950 XT - $169.99
Sapphire HD 2600XT GDDR4 - $149.99

So the X1950XT is going to cost you a little more, but it's probably worth it if you can live without DX10 capabilities.

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hi thanks for the quick reply people but im getting a hd 2600xt 85 pounds should i sell my x1950pro and buy it or should i keep it.
Well if you already have the X1950Pro, I'd keep it... because the reviews look as if the X1950Pro is still a little faster than the HD2600XT on average. IMO it wouldn't be worth switching up, unless you have to have DX10 for some reason.
    
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post #9 of 10
If youve already got a 1950pro..keep it..its a fine card...going to HD2600 will lose performance.
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post #10 of 10
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ok i think i gona keep the x1950 unless some one can send me a link to a cheap x2900xt or similier.
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