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post #41 of 70
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Umm ok I'm going back to the 8600GT, I guess he's right I could overclock it. I am getting an PCI Cooler. And no I don't do chores and if I did I wouldn't get paid. Don't babysit either...

And umm you guys are confusing me! From the sounds of it a overclocked 8600GT to bla bla bla settings is better then the X1950Pro because of the newer technology?

That bla bla bla being 620/1700
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post #42 of 70
Ive read nothing but bad about the mid priced dx10 cards from both Nvidia and AMD.If they wont perform in dx10 why get it.
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Ive read nothing but bad about the mid priced dx10 cards from both Nvidia and AMD.If they wont perform in dx10 why get it.
Oh my gosh you guys are confusing me which is better to get the X1950Pro and overclock it a bit or the 8600GT and overclock it alot.
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post #44 of 70
Out of the box the 1950 has better performance.The next gen dx10 cards will probably be alot better and you can upgrade then.
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post #45 of 70
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Out of the box the 1950 has better performance.The next gen dx10 cards will probably be alot better and you can upgrade then.
So when you say next gen you mean like the next series of DirectX 10 besides the 8-Series from nVidia and 2k series from ATi?

Because now I'm thinking of getting the X1950Pro IceQ 3 from HIS and just pushing it.. I'm going have a 42CFM PCI Cooler under it. Or save $30 and get a regular X1950Pro and overclock it.
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post #46 of 70
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Ive read nothing but bad about the mid priced dx10 cards from both Nvidia and AMD.If they wont perform in dx10 why get it.
Why the hell are you turning this into a little argument.. Don't always believe what you read. You read stuff from when 8600gt's cost $150. Guess what they cost $100 now with improved drivers. These things can turn up 7k 3dmarks with a better cooler and a pencil. They don't have to perform in dx10 (dx9 still exists you know...) and have you seen benchies of them playing a REAL dx10 game and not some pile of crap port or patch?

Oh yeah and an X1950 won't perform at all in dx10, so why get it.. right? Just cause 8600's are dx10 card doesn't mean they have to play dx10.. If they perform in dx9, they perform in dx9, period.
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post #47 of 70
Yea,their's no rush to get a dx10 card.The first games are only just coming out.
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post #48 of 70
I know the 1950 won't perform in dx10 but the 8600 won't either.
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post #49 of 70
Sorry couldn't help myself with that last one.
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post #50 of 70
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Ok so the X1950Pro IceQ 3 or regular version, both are going to be overclocked.. I have a 42CFM PCI Cooler under it. I'm going to go with the DirectX 9 one since it was built for that. No point of getting a 8600GT in my opinion.

And can you guys stop argueing!

Getting the standard version will save me money but I'm not sure if it will give me as much performance as a IceQ 3 version.
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