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don't believe any of the bad performance of the initial reviews. ATi has improved so much over the last month with driver updates. As for noise, it's noiser than the 8800s but in my opinion much better (more bang for your buck) and does not irritate me.

btw: that corsair will be perfect

and go with whichever is the cheapesr card, they're all the same

I would however not get the stalker edition from asus, just because it looks retarded, get the flames!!

good luck
Yeah in the review ive read they seem to be old and the were running on pre release drivers etc :/ But what ill ask is for the extra £50 is it worth getting the modle with the 1Gb of onboard memory ?

Also change the PSU to a Hiper Type R 720W as its the same price with more power
     
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I would however not get the stalker edition from asus, just because it looks retarded, get the flames!!
I have the Asus stalker edition!!!!!! It does look stupid. Stick with the flames. As for the PSU, just look at mine. Mine has 2 +12v rails with 20amps on one and 18 on the other at 630 watts.
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Yeah in the review ive read they seem to be old and the were running on pre release drivers etc :/ But what ill ask is for the extra £50 is it worth getting the modle with the 1Gb of onboard memory ?

Also change the PSU to a Hiper Type R 720W as its the same price with more power
No don't bother spending the extra money to get 1gb, it's not worth it. ATi killed off that model b/c it was too expensive to produce and did not yield good results.

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I have the Asus stalker edition!!!!!! It does look stupid. Stick with the flames. As for the PSU, just look at mine. Mine has 2 +12v rails with 20amps on one and 18 on the other at 630 watts.
Oh, sorry if I offended you But it looks like you don't like it either! Atleast you got a free game, I heard it was ok, did you like it?
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You get a voucher to download Black Box off of steam with the cards aswell so you get a couple free games....Thanks for the info saved me £50 lol
     
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it's true. the flames make it go faster.
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it's true. the flames make it go faster.

Put flames on anything and itll go faster !
     
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I bought a Gecube because it was only $380 right after launch. The card performs quite well.
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My vote's on the Sapphire as well. I've heard they're the easiest to warranty out in case you have a problem (but I doubt you will).
    
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I personally owned a Sapphire X2900XT and love it, although there are cheaper brands out there but I will choose Sapphire because Sapphire is the ATI best partner and their service for RMA is quite good(Heard of it so far no problem with my X2900XT).

You can go and get Asus one if you want, but I think that is only for Stalker fans but personally I think Stalker sticker is gay, the flame job is much cooler but I guess it has more fire power.
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Sapphire for sure, they are the lowest priced ones out right now. I'm not sure why HIS thinks their version is worth another 40-50 when they are all the same at this point with the same cooler and clock speeds.
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