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I'd like to know which of these cards has the best game performance. I will be overclocking, and probably voltmodding too.
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post #2 of 20
in pure dx9 game performance, the 1950pro and 7900gs are neck and neck. but, the 7900gs overclocks better usually. the 8600GTS is pretty much equal to both of these cards as well, but offers dx10. Personally, I'd go with the 8600GTS, or even the 8600GT and overclock it.
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post #3 of 20
x1950Pro is probably the best, but the boost over the 7900GS is small, and the 7900GS actually overclocks, the x1950Pro doesn't really, so with some effort it could probably be faster.
    
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post #4 of 20
7900GS!

X1950PRO is better than 7900gS but it bugs a lot and can't overclock much. While 8600GTS is worse than either.
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post #5 of 20
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Because i'm planning on getting a card for under 150 that's better than my current 7800gs, if not a heck of a lot better. The 8600gts can be voltmodded to get to like almost 1000mhz core and over 1200 memory.
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post #6 of 20
Then go for X1950XT.
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post #7 of 20
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How much is that? And where? Newegg?
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post #8 of 20
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Originally Posted by shajbot View Post
Then go for X1950XT.
QFT! Best card in your price range by far.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067
    
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post #9 of 20
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Theres a 7950gt over at tiger direct for 140. How does that compare to the x1950xt?
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post #10 of 20
Probably not as fast as the x1950XT.
    
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