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Originally Posted by mth91 View Post
Theres a 7950gt over at tiger direct for 140. How does that compare to the x1950xt?
The x1950XT is still better by a margin.

Here's the some proof
http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=710&chart=316
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Ok, by the way, does the xt overclock very well? And can you volt mod it to go crazy? The xt has a lower score than the 7950 gt on that site.
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Ok, by the way, does the xt overclock very well? And can you volt mod it to go crazy? The xt has a lower score than the 7950 gt on that site.
That's I am unsure. However, it probably needs a better cooling solution and therefore cost you more $$.
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Ya, the x1950XT OCs to almost x1950XTX speeds without a volt mod, from what I've read.
    
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post #15 of 20
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7900GS!

X1950PRO is better than 7900gS but it bugs a lot and can't overclock much. While 8600GTS is worse than either.

No, 8600GTS is better than 7900GS
http://techreport.com/reviews/2007q2...0/index.x?pg=5

X1950Pro and 8600GTS are pretty close in terms of performance

But I would get 8600GTS over X1950pro for several reasons:
-8600GTS consume less power, produce less heat and produce less noise
-8600GTS produce better image quality
-DX10
post #16 of 20
Go for the X1950XT if your into a little DX10 but it wont play games as well as a 8800 go for a 8600GTS if you interested.
 
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No, 8600GTS is better than 7900GS
http://techreport.com/reviews/2007q2...0/index.x?pg=5

X1950Pro and 8600GTS are pretty close in terms of performance

But I would get 8600GTS over X1950pro for several reasons:
-8600GTS consume less power, produce less heat and produce less noise
-8600GTS produce better image quality
-DX10
But even 8800GTXs are shown to pretty well blow at DX10 thus far. Buying anything short of an Ultra and expecting to play Crysis is silly, based on what we've seen so far with DX10.

However, cards that are "DX10" typically have amazing DX9 performance, so there is at least some merit to buying one. And as far as noise being an issue... My case fans are louder than my graphics card.
    
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everyone keeps forgetting that GeForce series cards can't do HDR + AA. i'd take a 1950 XT.

PS this exact same thread comes up on this forum a few times a week. feel free to use this site's search feature.
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Well, just keeping it alive.
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post #20 of 20
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everyone keeps forgetting that GeForce series cards can't do HDR + AA. i'd take a 1950 XT.

PS this exact same thread comes up on this forum a few times a week. feel free to use this site's search feature.
True... I forgot that.
    
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